Two Nations by Andrew Hacker
Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal

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Why, despite continued efforts to increase understanding and expand opportunities, do black and white Americans still lead separate lives, continually marked by tension and hostility? In his much-lauded classic, newly updated to reflect the changing realities of race in our nation, Andrew Hacker explains the origins and meaning of racism and clarifies the conflicting theories of equality and inferiority. He paints a stark picture of racial inequality in America -- focusing on family life, education, income, and employment -- and explores the current controversies over politics, crime, and the causes of the gap between the races. Illuminating and oftentimes startling, Two Nations demonstrates how race has defined America's history and will continue to shape its future.
 

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Andrew Hacker is a professor of political science at Queens College in New York. He has written ten books, including the bestselling Two Nations and Money. He lives in New York City.
 
Published April 29, 2003 by Scribner. 288 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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 ``Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white, separate and unequal,'' concluded the Kerner Commission on civil disorders in 1968.

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The author, a political science professor at Queens College in New York City, contends that whites' deep-rooted, pervasive racism against blacks has created ``America's version of apartheid.'' Many wh

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