Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1968 - African Americans - 425 pages
Referred to as the Kerner Commission Report.
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Page 95 - He has waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life and liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating and carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere, or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither. This piratical warfare, the opprobrium of INFIDEL powers, is the warfare of the CHRISTIAN king of Great Britain. Determined to keep open a market where MEN should be bought and sold, he has prostituted his negative...
Page 254 - Centers to provide the full complement of welfare services should be combined into the multi-purpose neighborhood service facilities being developed by the Office of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Federal funds should be provided to help local welfare agencies decentralize their programs through these centers, which would include representatives of all welfare, social, rehabilitation and income-assistance services.
Page 270 - Commission, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission." (b) The Commission shall be composed of...
Page 272 - What happened? Why did it happen? What can be done to prevent it from happening again?
Page 199 - Important segments of the media failed to report adequately on the causes and consequences of civil disorders and on the underlying problems of race relations.
Page 311 - ... (US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Special Labor Force Report No. 75, "Poverty Areas of Our Major Cities,
Page 222 - America is the third — a policy which combines ghetto enrichment with programs designed to encourage integration of substantial numbers of Negroes into the society outside the ghetto.
Page 93 - A new mood has sprung up among Negroes, particularly among the young, in which self-esteem and enhanced racial pride are replacing apathy and submission to "the system.
Page 80 - ... old-age assistance, aid to the blind, aid to the permanently and totally disabled, and aid to families with dependent children.