Reflections on Democracy

Voices from Lafayette’s Black community consider democracy and the Black experience.

People carrying signs at a march in 1963. Photo is black and white.

How much more shall we overcome?

When will the democratic promise of the Civil Rights era be fulfilled? “Some day”, as the famous anthem goes, could mean an eternity.

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Man in a tie a coat

One step forward, two steps back

Black Americans have more power. But lagging behind in wealth has profound impacts on our health and wellbeing.

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