In 1968, the Kerner Commission concluded that “our nation is moving toward two societies: one black, one white, separate and unequal." Subsequent efforts to improve race relations in this country have had mixed results. Opposition to busing has caused the re-segregation of our public schools. There is a growing economic rift that exists today not just among blacks and whites but also between upwardly mobile blacks and indigent blacks.
"A Dream Deferred: The Politics of Race in America,"
Endarch: Journal of Black Political Research: Vol. 2008
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/enda/vol2008/iss3/6