Despite Progress, Blacks Are Far From Equal With Whites (US News)

A new Urban League report comparing economic and social equality with whites shows African- Americans have made great strides over the last 40 years, with more black children enrolled in school, more young black adults going to college and enjoying a higher standard of living than in previous decades.

Unfortunately, that's the good news.

The bad news: In 2016, the last year of the nation's first black presidency, the nation is still unequal, and African-Americans are far behind whites in every category, according to the report -- including broad disparities in unemployment and poverty rates, which have barely budged since the 1970s.

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