Urban League Report: Racial Wealth Gap Widens

The economic and education gap widened between blacks and whites in 2004, according to the newly released annual report of the National Urban League. In "The State of Black America," the league reports that blacks have achieved only 57 percent of the economic status of whites. NPR's Ed Gordon speaks with Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, about the findings.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: