Harris/Brookings:Civil Rights Act at 50

On October 8, 2014, Professor Fredrick Harris moderated a roundtable hosted by Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution on the state of race in America. Observing the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, discussion centered on today's environment with respect to contemporary race relations, inequality, discrimination, governance, polarization, and politics; how the Civil Rights Act informs our understanding of these issues; and what policy challenges may still persist. Click here to watch.