'There will be racism until the day we die'

As part of the Ask America project, the BBC asked African Americans in New Orleans what they think about the current state of race relations in the US.

You can hear other voices and perspectives from around the country at bbc.com/AskAmerica.

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Video by Hannah Long-Higgins