We are not yet equal shows the history timeline of steps towards freedom and equality in the U.S which was actually just tactics to keeping the blacks to feel like they where equal but not necessarily free. With things such as the Emancipation Approximation which was to free Southern slaves but only for benefits for the war not technically freedom. This book is A chain of events and incidents leading up to most recent events such as the presidential election of Barack Obama. We Are Not Yet Equal underlines the progress of deliberately crafted opposition. Acknowledging history as we search for a better solution and understanding for a much equal future.