Equality Index 2016 - Black White

The "Black-White Equality Index 2016" presents a detailed examination of the disparities between African American and white populations in the United States. Published as a part of the National Urban League's State of Black America® report, this crucial document marks its 40th anniversary by providing a comprehensive analysis of racial equality in America.

The 2016 Index, standing at 72.2% for African Americans, reveals a significant 28% gap in equality compared to whites, emphasizing the persistent challenges in achieving racial parity. This document serves as a vital tool in understanding and addressing the deep-rooted inequalities that continue to affect African American communities across various sectors including economics, health, education, and social justice.

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