Using examples from the Abu Lughod chapter and the Kerner Report attached below, describe the persisting threads that tie together urban uprisings in twentieth century America. What did the Kerner Commission get right, and what did it get wrong, about the conditions that have led to urban rioting and the ways in which the American people and their elected officials should respond?
I encourage you to Include in your writing your understanding of the ways in which the history of twentieth century urban uprisings illuminates (or not) recent confrontations between police and community members in Ferguson, Missouri, New York City, Baltimore, Maryland, and other U.S. cities.
At least 250 words, please use attached readings as your references, you can use more if you so desire to relate to current events!!