Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy is now in paperback. It offers the definitive account of the long-running controversy over the 1965 government document, The Negro Family. I am fascinated by the many ways the report has been interpreted and disturbed by how some have used it to rationalize racial inequality. I recently reflected on uses of the report after my book came out.
For more details at the University of Pennsylvania Press site, see here.
You can also view video of a roundtable discussion about my book at the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford School of Public Policy.