Fixating On The Past Corrupts The Future
Last updated 9/14/2020 at 3:43pm
That institutional racism has tragically been a part of our national landscape during extended periods in our history is a sad, well-established fact. Yet obsessive reminders of that negative fact and blindness to the positive institutional and individual progress achieved over the years is wrong. It is, in fact, a constant disappointment and frustration to those who refuse to adopt such a negative, pessimistic view of our nation and its people.
A recent letter from Bill Livingston (Opinions of the Readers, Sept. 10, 2020) detailed the discriminatory conditions imposed on black veterans re...