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“Everyone Does Better When Everyone Does Better.” Fifty Years After The Kerner Commission Report – a 2018 talk by former U.S. Senator Fred Harris

November 18, 2020

The Kerner Report, 50 years old, still one of the better guide for understanding racism in America and ideas of how to deal with it.

The Commission’s measures were vetoed by then President Lyndon Johnson. Harris was on the commission.

Fred Harris comments on the work of the Commission, what happened and didn’t happen to the report – Don’t make US Senators from Oklahoma like him any more…

Also available in pdf form.

Senator Fred Harris at 50th Anniversary of the Kerner Commission Conference.

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