Two Nations ... Both Black
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Everyone knows there are two nations in this country, white and black, right? That's what the Kerner Commission Report said in 1968, and that's what the title of Andrew Hacker's best-selling sequel to that report says today. And for good reason. Track the statistics for public health, educational attainment, and income, and they all seem to point to the same thing: that African Americans are the ultimate unassimilables of the American mix, the pebble in the ethnic soup.