Black America Still a Step Behind

The USA has made great strides in the past four decades toward expanding a black middle class and producing black political leaders, including the first viable candidate for president. Yet blacks still lag behind whites significantly in income, education and other measures of well-being, a study out today concludes. Forty years after the Kerner Commission warned of a country heading toward "two societies, one black, one white -- separate and unequal," the Eisenhower Foundation, a private...Full Story
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