State of Black America: Have We Overcome?

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  • The More Things Change
  • The More They Stay the Same
  • Economics: 71.7 percent
  • Health: 56.3 percent
  • Education: 79.7 percent
  • Social Justice: 57.1 Percent
  • Civic Engagement: 99.9 Percent
  • Where the Jobs Are and Aren't
  • Blacks in the Cities
  • Unfinished Business
  • In With the New
  • Developing Talent
  • Race Still Matters
  • The New Math
  • Where We Are
  • What Is an Equality Index?

Economics: 71.7 percent

Who's Got Bank? The highest paid jobs are in the management, professional and production sectors, in which Blacks represent 11 percent, 18 percent, and 6 percent of those respective workforces. In addition, the gap in average weekly earnings is $0.89, $0.88 and $0.86.

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