I believe as a nation, we have made all of the laws that will have any effect on racism (even a few that need to be reversed). There are small pockets of racsim that will never go away just like we will always have idiots. I do not believe that our government can do any more good in that regard. Now it comes down to day to day living. The good thing is that people mostly have to whisper words that were largely acceptable 40 years ago. If we strive everyday to treat each other as fellow human beings, racism will continue to be marginalized as much as it can. I see people of all skin colors working, worshipping and playing next to each all of the time. It is not the institutionalized issue that it was.