Moynihan Report

  • The Misuse of the Moynihan Report

    by Daniel Geary

    Nearly all uses of the Moynihan Report in 2015 fit either of the established patterns: attributing persistent inequality to African Americans’ flawed familial and cultural values or calling for “national action” to redress persistent racial inequality.

  • The Moynihan Report, Then and Now

    by William H. Chafe

    Few research documents in recent history have made as smashing an impact as Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s study of the black family fifty years ago.