This year is the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day being a national holiday. Do you think racial relations have improved in the past 25 years?
"Yeah. There has been improvement. I remember hearing rumblings of the KKK being around here, but I haven't heard anything like that in years."
_ Donna Steckline, Gilbertsville, chaplain.
"I would think so, especially since we are in a small area and it seems like everyone accepts everyone."
_ Yvette Cabrinety, Gilbertsville, guidance counselor.
"Oh yeah. I'm in my 60s now, and you don't even think of it anymore."
_ Don Davis, Gilbertsville, sales.
"Yes, definitely. Now we have a black president _ 25 years ago that wouldn't have been possible."
_ Manny Robertson, Morris, student.
"Some in the country, but around here, there still isn't very much diversity."
_ Lilly Lukeman, Morris, student.
"I think there has been over the past 25 years. So many more people are treated as equals now."
_ Matthew Sheldon, Morris, superintendent.