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Race Remains the Great Unresolved Issue – WSJ

The roiling controversy over President Trump’s tweet again shows that it is easier to highlight the country’s racial tensions than to heal them, Gerald F. Seib writes.

We learned yet again this week that race remains the great unresolved factor in the complex American equation—the factor that has bedeviled us for 243 years, the one that keeps coming back, the one that the greatest nation on earth still can’t lay to rest.

Indeed, in this already long and hot summer, it feels the country actually may be going backward in solving the equation. We are debating anew the virtues and demerits of busing during the 1970s.

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