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Paul E. Peterson
Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government, FAS
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Commentary
Peterson, Paul E. "A Rescue Plan for the Black Family." New York Daily News, January 19, 2015.
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As we celebrate the anniversary of Martin Luther King's birth, we should ask why so many of the problems against which he struggled β€” segregation, poverty, persistent racial gaps in education and income β€” remain so much a part of American life. Few remember that Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan warned of this possibility. His report β€œThe Negro Family: A Case for National Action,” released 50 years ago, lamented the rising tide of single parenthood in the black community.
 

 

 

 


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