Martin Luther King Jr.

Teaching equality [Editorial]

Teaching equality [Editorial]

We have frequently written in this space that many older Harford County residents remain uncomfortable about their community’s racially segregated past, while the generations that first came to the county in the great housing boom of the latter 1980s and early 1990s were too often motivated by a desire to live in a predominately white community and have no compunction to address inequality in economics, housing or education.

As a consequence, there is a large swath of the local population that either tends to view the idea of racial equality in abstract terms at best or, more likely, ambivalently — downright hostilely, since it doesn’t affect them directly as part of the majority of...

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