Racial minorities have enjoyed increasing electoral success in recent years, while continuing to rank at or near the bottom in terms of health, wealth, income, education, and the effects of the criminal justice system. Some observers, including some members of the Supreme Court, have pointed to evidence of isolated electoral success as proof of "post-racialism," while ignoring the evidence of substantial continued disparities for the vast majority of people of color.
William M. Carter Jr.,
The Paradox of Political Power: Post-Racialism, Equal Protection, and Democracy,
Emory L. J.
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