8th graders, also after watching the MLK Jr. video.
Me: Do you think there's still racism in America?
Me: Do you think it'll go away?
Student: No, it won't.
Me: (bewildered, because this kid is not a cynic) Why not?
Student: Well, because evil won't ever go away while we're here. And racism is evil. So... I dunno, I just think it'll be around for a while.