The Opening Bell 2/14/18: The 50th Anniversary of The Kerner Commission Report – Relevant More Than Ever

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March 13, 1965, a line of police officers hold back demonstrators who attempted to march to the courthouse in Selma, Ala. (AP Photo/File)

Many may not have heard of the Kerner Commission Report first issued in 1968, but it measured the factors that lead to gripping riots across America during very trying times, and now it seems more relevant than ever. Teresa Cordova (Director of The Great Cities Institute at UIC) told Steve about the 50th anniversary of the report and what can be learned to grow today. Dan Pollack (Counselor & Development Chairman at SCORE Chicago) then previewed the Small Business Forum “Growing Your Business in The Digital Age” next week on February 20th.


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