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Weigh in on the State of Dr. King's Dream

How close are we to achieving Dr. King's dream?

Martin Luther King, Jr. File photo.
Martin Luther King, Jr. File photo.
On Monday, Americans celebrate the life  of Dr. Marting Luther King.  

Dr. King is remembered for many things such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott, his use of non-violent tactics and his 1963 March on Washington where he delivered his "I have a Dream" speech.

King dreamt of a world where his children "will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."

We want to know how far you think we've come towards achieving that dream.  

Have we come close to racial equality? Will we ever achieve it, or is their still work to do?  What still needs to be done?

Let us know in the comment section below.
Chris January 20, 2014 at 11:13 AM
The goal of being judged by the content of our character instead of the color of our skin is sadly not done today due to things like political correctness.
Christopher Wendt January 21, 2014 at 02:24 PM
Apparently Patch doesn't tolerate negative comments about Patch. They removed this comment previously posted here, by me: The "we" asking this question is Patch.com So let's take a look at how far Patch has come toward fulfilling Dr. King's dream. If you click the "Nearby" button near the top of the Patch home page, then click on New York, a quick scroll through the list of Patch editions reveals that there are no (zero) Patch editions in any of Long Island's black communities. No Patch in Freeport, Roosevelt, Uniondale, Hempstead, Westbury, Wyandanch, Elmont, Baldwin, Amityville or North Amityville, North Babylon or Bay Shore. So, the obvious answer to how is Patch doing in regards to Dr. King's dream is...nothing doing, on Long Island. ............................................................................................. Now, if there was a factual error on my part about Patch's lack or absence of service to black communities, then it should have been an easy matter to have corrected via a reply post. I mean, as opposed to having deleted my post without comment. ............................................................................................. Patch, you asked the question. I then did a little research, formed an honest opinion, and provided an answer in response to your inquiry. Then you censored my answer, my opinion, by deleting it. Way to build participation!

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