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Political science student La’Shon Callaway, 19, of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., sits outside the campus center at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, in Galloway, N.J., on Tuesday. Callaway is optimistic that racial discrimination will continue to decline over his lifetime. ‘People are getting tired of it, and fed up,’ said Callaway.
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Penny Trusty, 74, a retired software designer and grandmother of five, poses for a photo in her home in Rockville, Md., Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Ask people to imagine American life in 2050, and you’ll hear some dreary forecasts. Whether they foresee runaway technology or runaway government, rampant poverty or vanishing morality, a majority of Americans predict a future worse than today.