Economic Improvement Remains Stagnant For Poor Blacks

Posted: June 13, 2013 in poverty
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In 1965, sociologist Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who would later become a U.S. senator from New York, authored a controversial report. It concluded the decline of the black nuclear family was a major component to black poverty. Fifty years later, the Urban Institute has released a follow-up to Moynihan’s study that looks at the current barriers poor black families continue to face, and compares those findings to the country’s other ethnic groups.

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