WalletHub, a social media finance company, recently ranked North Carolina ninth among all 50 states and the District of Columbia that are making improvements against racial barriers.
In “2016’s States That Have Achieved the Most Racial Progress,” states that are most racially integrated and have come the furthest in efforts of racial progress are identified.
The site notes that, “In his famous speech delivered in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream of a color-blind society — one that focuses on his children’s character, not on their dark complexion. America has certainly come a lot closer to realizing Dr. King’s vision. Segregation and discrimination, though still prevalent in some areas of the U.S., are no longer as pervasive as they were in the Civil Rights era.
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