This book should be read by every Adult, and our country must become more fully inclusive for all of us. Gillon expains the importance of The Kerner Commission’s Report, which was apparently ignored, and then buried.
Following the Report’s recommendations, as Dr. King suggested, would have made, and still can make, a tremendous difference:
How sad that the contents and conclusions of this report are still relevant, and still ignored, today, 50 years after it was released in response to the riots in Newark and Detroit of the “long hot” summer of 1967. I found this book after seeing Dr. King’s response to the question, during the Memphis garbage workers’ strike, of what it would take to prevent or call off his Poor People’s March on Washington: the answer was to implement the recommendations in this report.
The report was commissioned to find out what caused the rioting, not…
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