One America in the 21st Century


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On September 18, 1998, the panel that carried out President Bill Clinton’s Initiative on Race released its final report, One America in the 21st Century. Earlier, on June 13, 1997, Clinton had issued Executive Order 13050, which charged the panel with investigating the state of American race relations at the end of the twentieth century. The directive asked the panel to advise him “on matters of race and racial reconciliation,” to “promote a constructive national dialogue to confront and work...