August 22, 2013

50 Years After the March on Washington, Many Racial Divides Remain

Are Blacks Financially Better or Worse Off Than Whites?

Are Blacks Financially Better or Worse Off Than Whites?

Black adults are much more likely than whites to say the average black person is worse off financially than the average white person. A majority (59%) of blacks say the average black person is worse off than the average white person in terms of income and overall financial situation, compared with 39% of whites.