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State of Black America

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State of Black America

State of Black America

State of Black America

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Phillip Martin reports on the National Urban League's annual study on the state of black America. The report concludes that African-Americans as a whole are enjoying record income and employment levels, and educational achievement is improving. But troubling gaps persist between black and white Americans. The report challenges theories that the reasons might be genetic, cultural or moral. The authors say racism, woven into the fabric of American institutions, continues.