Ex-President Carter: US ‘dormant’ on inequality

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday night lamented continuing inequalities between black and white Americans during a 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Texas that will feature four of the five living U.S. presidents this week.

Carter said ‘‘too many people are at ease’’ with black unemployment rates that exceed the national average and schools in some places that he described as basically still segregated.

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