Education gaps remain, affect Salem-area African American community

benny mckay

(PC: Statesman Journal file)

Salem-area civil rights leaders are frustrated the same issues Martin Luther King Jr. fought decades ago — racial inequality, disrupted access to education, quality housing and health care — still haven’t been resolved.

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Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

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