50 years after the Kerner Commission - The Economic Policy Institute

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Janelle Jones, John Schmitt, and Valerie Wilson of the Economic Policy Institute produced a report showing that 50 years after the Kerner Commission report - one that confirmed that conditions at the time created "two Americas" - not much progress has been made in the areas of homeownership, unemployment, or incarceration.

Tracy Jan of the Washington Post provides more context on the report.

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