Black America Is 72.3 Percent Equal To White America. That Could Worsen Under Trump.


Black America Is 72.3 Percent Equal To White America. That Could Worsen Under Trump.

Black America is still far from equal with white America, a new report shows ― and with Donald Trump as president, the stakes are higher and the consequences more dire for communities of color across the country.
On Tuesday, the National Urban League released their annual “State of Black America” report ― which quantifies the quality of life of black Americans each year compared to that of whites ― and found that black America is just 72.3 percent equal to white America. The Hispanic index was also measured, and landed slightly higher at 78.4 percent. This percentage reflects the “equality index,” which measures the share …

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