Media roundup: 50th anniversary of the Kerner Commission report

Ford reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Commission report, which documented the failings of the media to address the civil unrest in 1967 in Detroit, Newark, and elsewhere. Below is a rundown of media coverage from outlets including PBS NewsHour, WDET and others.

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