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By Charlene Crowell
Senior Fellow with the Center for Responsible Lending 

Black Households Earned 61 Cents for Every Dollar of White Median Incomes

 

September 17, 2020

The August 23 police shooting of an unarmed Black man in Kenosha, WI, triggered yet another round of community protests and national news coverage of a Black man. A series of multiple gunshots fired by a local police officer, were not fatal for 29-year old Jacob Blake; but may have permanently paralyzed him from the waist down.

Days later on August 28, the National Action Network served as a major organizer for a Commitment March, rededicating the yet unaddressed dreams of the historic 1963 March on Washington. Assembled again at Washington's Lincoln Memorial, the day's speakers spanned na...



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