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.

Urban League Report: Racial Wealth Gap Widens

Urban League Report: Racial Wealth Gap Widens

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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.

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