The Moynihan Report 1965

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  • The Moynihan Report 1965
    • Moynihan asked by Johnson to examine black social conditions in detail
    • Report concluded ;legislation emphasised problems of discrimination e.g. high levels of crime with black males
    • identified squalor of many black living conditions
    • condemned as sexist and racist
    • Blamed black people for own issues --> claimed further progress should be by self improvement
    • Due to controversy Johnson ignored report and apparently did not even read it


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