Journal Article

A bleak 30 years for black men: economic progress was slim in urban America

Abstract: In many ways, black men were still worse off than white men in 2000, more than three decades after passage of the Civil Rights Act. A decline in manufacturing and relatively low levels of education were contributing factors.

Keywords: Education - Economic aspects; African Americans - Economic conditions;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: The Regional Economist

Publication Date: 2010

Issue: Jul

Pages: 4-9