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In the most deadly 88 seconds in the history of Greensboro, the KKK and Nazi marauders fired over 1,000 projectiles with shotguns, semi-automatic rifles and pistols, leaving five of the march leaders dead and seven other demonstrators wounded.
Discrimination has created a crisis in the Black community. Although the passage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act forbids racial discrimination in the workplace, black workers continue to face higher rates of discrimination in the workforce than white workers do. ‘Whether working full-time or part-time, Black workers earn only three-quarters of what white workers earn,’ as stated in the introduction of the brief.
We can't be silent in the face of racism anymore. "It needs to be white Americans who stand up in solidarity and say this isn't right," country music singer Meghan Linsey took a knee with her guitarist Tyler Cain, Sept. 24 at the Titans-Seahawks NFL game.