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ERIC Number: ED019331
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 137
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A TIME TO LISTEN, A TIME TO ACT, VOICES FROM THE GHETTOS OF THE NATION'S CITIES.
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
THIS REPORT SUMMARIZES TESTIMONY GIVEN BEFORE HEARINGS OF THE U.S. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS AND BEFORE THE COMMISSION'S STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE. THE TESTIMONY OF THE GHETTO RESIDENTS, COMMUNITY AND CIVIL RIGHTS WORKERS, TEACHERS, AND POLICE OFFICIALS IN A NUMBER OF LARGE URBAN AREAS FOCUSED ON SUCH MATTERS AS RACIAL ATTITUDES, HOUSING, HEALTH, WELFARE, EDUCATION, UNEMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS, AND POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS. WITH RESPECT TO THESE MATTERS, THE GHETTO RESIDENTS EXPRESSED A SENSE OF FRUSTRATION, HOPELESSNESS, FEAR, AND ANGER. THE CONCLUDING SECTION OF THE REPORT NOTES THAT THE GOVERNMENT, DESPITE PROMISING LEGISLATION AND PROGRAMS, HAS BEEN INEFFECTIVE IN REGULATING RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND EXPLOITATION. EXCERPTS OF THE TESTIMONY ARE QUOTED EXTENSIVELY THROUGHOUT THE REPORT. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS