race problem

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a social and political problem caused by conflict between races occupying the same or adjacent regions

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I understand your concern, sir, but the race problems they've been having have been festering for decades," Ashe replied.
It's been clear for a while now that our nation's race problem is complicated in many ways by our nation's policing; events over the last few years have brought these issues to the fore many times over.
His is an optimistic view of the race problem in the late 1880s.
However, the main point of, “What Your Black Friends Don't Tell You” is to get people to talk to their Black friends at work, politicians in their cities and their neighbors to dispel the myth that there is no race problem in America anymore.
Since then, questions have arisen about whether Perry has a race problem, despite statements from the governor's camp that his family had painted over the rock that bore the offensive name of the camp.
The city was spared the violent carnival of race riot as seen in Atlanta and Wilmington but there was no "solution" to the race problem.
By last summer, when there was general recognition that a black man, Barack Obama, would receive the Democratic nomination for president, the percentage of Americans believing in an eventual solution to the race problem had risen to 58%.
Henry Louis Gates, professor of African-American Studies at Harvard University again shined a light on our race problem.
I'm not suggesting that the race problem is over at all.
Hardy chides a multiculturalism movement in America by which "people-of-notable-color" are placed as tokens in films to signal that we have finally overcome our race problem.
Among specific discussions are a techno-ethical approach to the race problem in anthropology, healthcare ethics in the information age, community education in new HIV prevention technologies research, walking the information overload tightrope, and electronic business offshore outsourcing.
And, because both sound bites were part of stories in which the specter of the nation's race problem raised its persistent head, we thought it was especially important to air them.
My Color is Not My Name" will feature a panel of community members who will examine whether there is a race problem and, if so, how can the community work together to resolve it.
There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty.
The race problem in America has never been mere race-consciousness; it has been White supremacy.