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Festival of Books: Can social media solve the social justice problem?
Festival of Books: Can social media solve the social justice problem?

When it comes to the battle for social justice, it's not over. At a Los Angeles Times Festival of Books panel Saturday called "Speaking Out: Human Rights and Social Justice," activists and journalists said that while there have been great strides in civil rights, the country still has a long road ahead. Many people think that because the country elected a black president, it has reached the pinnacle of equality, explained NPR correspondent Karen Grigsby Bates, who moderated the panel. FULL COVERAGE: FESTIVAL OF BOOKS But that’s simply not the case to writer-journalist Erin Aubry Kaplan. "Even Obama has said, 'When I walk into the room, no one sees a...

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