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Still We Rise! The State Of Black Women In America Is A Mix Of Bad & Good News

April 3rd, 2014 - By Ann Brown
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Every day, black women struggle with various issues from inadequate health care to inequality in pay. The Black Women’s Roundtable has issued a landmark report that examines all the major concerns of African-American women today. “Black Women in the United States, 2014” was created to assess the overall conditions of black women in the U.S.

“Here we examine virtually the full spectrum of the black woman’s contemporary experience in America. And though, we find that on many accounts, significant progress has been made since key historical markers such as the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Brown v. Board of Education, and the onset of the War on Poverty, there are many areas that remain in need of dire national attention and urgent action,” states the report.

Here are some of the key findings.