From 1963 to 2013: Is black America better off 50 years after ‘I Have a Dream’

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In this story for theGrio, experts from around the country provide a status report and ideas to tackle major issues facing the nation today. Using the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the story explores whether black Americans are better off on a range of indicators: jobs, wealth, housing, poverty, health care and education.

“Child poverty challenges the fundamentals of this country,” says Richard Buery, President & CEO of The Children's Aid Society, who was interviewed for the story.

You can read it here.