Andrew Hacker was the author of the bestselling book Two Nations : Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal.
This is really chilling information, a detailed, capsule history of voter supression in the US:
This is Hacker's article in the current New York Review of Books called Obama: The Price of Being Black (reviewing Erika Wood's book, "Restoring the Right to Vote")
Here is the transcript of his interview Thursday on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales where he talks about how the 2008 election could see unprecedented vote suppression against Black voters (this is a quick read):
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