While discrimination under the law was eventually prohibited in the 1960's that did not eliminate discrimination against African-Americans in the United States and it continues to be widespread today. African-Americans have never achieved equality and, in fact, if all discrimination by individuals and enterprise ceased today it would take generations before actual equality could be reached.
Originally Posted by alexa
Racist hate groups continue their relentless campaign of discrimination against African-Americans and many with "right-wing" political ideologies are highly opposed to any government efforts to address the inequalities created by invidious racial discrimination. For example, Affirmative Action is an attempt to mitigate the harm caused by racial discrimination that continues today but it is highly opposed by many "right-wing" conservatives.
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