The State of Black America is the National Urban League's annual barometer of the conditions, experiences, and opinions of African-Americans. The State of Black America 2008: In the Black Woman's Voice provides the black female perspective of the challenges that currently confront the African-American community, with particular emphasis on issues facing black women. It also presents the Equality Index and the National Urban League's groundbreaking Opportunity Compact, a comprehensive set of principles and social and economic policies of this nation. Published annually since 1976, The State of Black America report analyses and addresses the issues central to Black America in the current year. Through the Equality Index and incisive, in-depth essays, the report measures black progress in education, homeownership, entrepreneurship, health, and other areas; forecasts social and political trends; and proposes concrete solutions to the community's, and America's, most pressing challenges.... comer- stone of a householda#39;s long-term financial security, and it epitomizes the American Dream and the opportunity to build ... as a financial asset, can become a springboard to the acquisition of other important assets like a college education, ... Aspen IFS initially considered three different approaches to the 136 ESSAY 8.
|Title||:||The State of Black America 2008|
|Author||:||Stephanie J. Jones, Julianne Malveaux|
|Publisher||:||Beckham Publications - 2008|