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The Kerner Commission + 50

The Kerner Report 50 years later

A new report tells us what we already know: We failed at eliminating or even seriously reducing poverty in the United States… and the racial wealth gap between whites and non-whites is greater than ever.

The new report titled, “Healing Out Divided Society: Investing in America Fifty Years After the Kerner Report” revisits the reasons for the riotous summer of 1967 and examines conditions today, in 2018.

Read an excerpt here.

Check out this article in Time Magazine online.