Q&A: Can Black America Stay Strong Under Trump?


Q&A: Can Black America Stay Strong Under Trump?

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National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial speaks about the 2017 State of Black America report at the National Urban League in Washington. 

The state of black America, says the National Urban League, is strong. The Obama administration created 15 million new jobs, while the black unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in a decade. High school graduation rates improved; the Affordable Care Act improved health outcomes and reduced the numbers of the uninsured.
The National Urban League’s 2017 State of Black America “Protecting our Progress” report looks at these indicators and also compares African American …

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