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60 years since the Civil Rights Act, racial wealth gaps persist
Mar 1, 2024

60 years since the Civil Rights Act, racial wealth gaps persist

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A new report measures racial inequality in the U.S. across employment, health care, housing, criminal justice and other areas.

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The racial wealth gap, 60 years since the Civil Rights Act

A new report from the National Urban League highlights progress, but also underscores how elusive economic equality is.
"We've seen some closures in the education gap. But there's still a gap — the health care gap, the economic gap. In social justice, which covers the criminal justice system, we've actually seen a loss of ground in a significant way," says Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League.
Courtesy National Urban League

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