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City Visions

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60 minJUN 10
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In 1967, following a summer of civil unrest in cities across America, President Lyndon B. Johnson convened the Kerner Commission to look at the issues underlying these protests. The Commission's report , issued the following year, concluded that systemic racism lay at the heart of the problems and that “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white – separate and unequal.” Why did nothing come of the Commission's recommendations and how can we avoid repeating those mistakes