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Updated: 09/27/2012 08:01:26AM

Where do we need to progress (or are lacking) in race relations?

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Amelia Bell-James

I still think we need to work on accepting differences betwee the cultures, and increase equality across the board.

LeeAnna Himrod, Intern for Florida Representative Ben Albritton

I think we've a very long way, and I'm very proud of where we are.

Ernest L. Joe, Polk County Public Schools Senior Director of Diversity Management

First, we have to get past our biases. We need to understand we all come from different cultures, but we can work as a team.

Polk County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sherrie Nickell

What you feed, grows. What you starve, dies. Feed communication, relationships and feed into each other. That will keep race relations positive and progressive.

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