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No. It’s here to stay. Because we were once slaves, white people will never accept us as equals. —Alvin Sealey, Security, Roxbury
No. Because there are too many people who have grudges against black people. They can’t accept us. —Andrea Stallings, Nurse’s Assistant, Dorchester
No, because there is so much ignorance and fear that it’s a wall for Americans. There’s an attitude of “I’m better than you because of the color of my skin.” —Carmen Pola, Retired, Mission Hill
No, I don’t think so. Look at where we are now. We’re still being categorized as inferior. America doesn’t accept blacks. —Meesie Antoine, Retail Supervisor, Cambridge
No. Some people are too set in their ways. They’re ignorant and unwilling to accept diversity. —Nicole Fernandes, Student, Roxbury
Never. It’s the way people are. It’s the way they think. —Oliver Cooper, Retired, Roxbury
Do you think America will ever move beyond racism?