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History and Significance of Race in the United States: Final Paper This final written assignment asks you to weigh in on the contemporary debate over whether the  United States is evolving into a “post-racial society.” In recent years, especially since the  election of President Barak Obama, some optimists have observed that the U.S. was close to  becoming a society where race no longer plays as significant a role in determining peoples’  identities or in determining power structures. In a 5-6 page paper, please address this issue. Is 
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Unformatted text preview: a post-racial society possible or desirable? What obstacles might prevent the realization of such a society? In your discussion, please be sure to address some of the themes and issues raised by Michael B. Katz in his article “Why Aren’t U.S. Cities Burning?” and Thomas Sugrue’s book Not Even Past . The paper should be typed, double-spaced, and stapled, with citations for any materials you reference. Papers are due at the beginning of the last class lecture, Wednesday, December 8....
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