Fact Sheet: The State of African American Women in the United States

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This is a snapshot of how African American women are faring in health, education, entrepreneurship, economic security, and political leadership.

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

African American women continue to have higher rates of unemployment than white women and continue to have lower amounts of weekly usual earnings and median wealth compared to their male counterparts and white women. These disparities leave a growing portion of our population more vulnerable to poverty and its implications.

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