Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. circa 1967

During <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES00000245" title="African-American History Month" href="/topic/arts-culture/history/african-american-history-month-EVFES00000245.topic">Black History Month</a>, we recall that <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001228" title="Martin Luther King Jr." href="/topic/arts-culture/culture/martin-luther-king-jr.-PEHST001228.topic">Martin Luther King Jr.</a> dreamed of a day when people "will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." But while we wait for that day's arrival, here's a fleshed-out look at a subject that isn't skin deep.

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During Black History Month, we recall that Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed of a day when people "will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." But while we wait for that day's arrival, here's a fleshed-out look at a subject that isn't skin deep.

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