The Kerner Omission: How the 1968 Kerner report missed a chance for police reform
The Marshall Project
March 1, 2018

“During the summer of 1967, more than 150 cities erupted into violence, fueled by pent-up resentments in the cities’ black communities over police brutality and other forms of racial injustice. News networks broadcast the unrest around the country, and as the cities burned, many Americans watched in shock and horror.”

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