NPR logo

Report Details Disparity Between Blacks, Whites

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1787747/1787748" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Report Details Disparity Between Blacks, Whites

Report Details Disparity Between Blacks, Whites

Report Details Disparity Between Blacks, Whites

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1787747/1787748" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The National Urban League releases its annual State of Black America report, which measures racial disparity in the United States. The most noticeable differences are in the areas of home ownership and economic parity — black earning power is about 73 percent that of whites. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and Robert Bowser, mayor of East Orange, N.J.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.