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Chicago State University Professor, Dr. Kelly Harris, shares his thoughts on the state of the Black community. Photo Courtesy of Gregory Vance.

Chicago State University Professor, Dr. Kelly Harris, shares his thoughts on the state of the Black community. Photo Courtesy of Gregory Vance.

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“Fifty years out from the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., African- Americans are still dealing with the same issues Dr. King talked about,” said Harris. “We’re still dealing with incarceration. Our poverty rates have not changed much. More African-Americans are getting higher education, but there is still great disparity.