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Before Keith Scott’s death in September 2016, many may have suggested that racial relations had improved, citing as proof Charlotte’s schools becoming a model of desegregation. The protest after Scott’s death drove home another perception about black-white relations: they were more reminiscent of the Jim Crow era than the 1980s.
A museum in Washington D.C. initiated a greater recognition to how women have contributed to the United States’ development. From it, local women from all walks of life are increasing their influence. Building on the work by organizations like the Charlotte Women’s Club, women such as Mildred Baxter Davis are also making national history more inclusive.