State of Black America 2018  – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

Nationally, African Americans have the highest unemployment rate at 7.5 percent, followed by Hispanics at 5.1 percent,” stated Marc Morial. (courtesy photo)


The National Urban League has released its 42nd annual report on the State of Black America themed, “Save our Cities:  Powering the Digital Revolution.” 

It shines a spotlight on innovative, tech-oriented programming offered by the organization’s national affiliates, and features the Equality Index, which measures how Blacks and Hispanics are doing in the areas of economics, health, education, social justice, and civic engagement compared to Whites. 

In addition to a breakdown of the 72.5 percent 2018 Equality Index for Blacks, a highlight of this year’s report is the Digital Inclusion Index, which benchmarks and…

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