Black People : Black America doing much better than 40 years ago, Urban League says

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Black America doing much better than 40 years ago, Urban League says


African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday.

The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have been doing in the United States over the last few years and how they were doing in 1976, the year the National Urban League began issuing its annual report ...


http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-state-of-black-america-20160517-story.html


National Urban League President Marc Morial speaks in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 2013.

(Carolyn Kaster, AP)


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Despite Progress, Blacks Are Far From Equal With Whites
Urban League report finds deficiencies in many areas from poverty to jobs



A new Urban League report comparing economic and social equality with whites shows African- Americans have made great strides over the last 40 years, with more black children enrolled in school, more young black adults going to college and enjoying a higher standard of living than in previous decades.


Unfortunately, that's the good news ...

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-05-17/despite-progress-blacks-are-far-from-equal-with-whites



A homeless mother holds her daughter while staying at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission on August 26, 2015, in Atlantic City, N.J. Economic differences between whites and African Americans haven't lessened since the 1970's, according to a new report. (JOHN MOORE/GETTY IMAGES)


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