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State of Black America 2010, Jobs is the annual barometer of the conditions, experiences and opinions of African Americans.
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State of Black America 2010, Jobs is the annual barometer of the conditions, experiences and opinions of African Americans.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780914758044
  • Publisher: National Urban League, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 151
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephanie Jones is the executive director of the National Urban League Policy Institute and editor-in-chief of The State of Black America. She is a former chief judiciary counsel to Sen. John Edwards and chief of staff to Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones. She has a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and a B.A. from Smith College.
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Table of Contents

From the President's Desk Marc H. Morial 6

Celebrating 100 Years: I Am Empowered! 8

National Urban League 2010 Equality Index

Introduction to the 2010 Equality Index Valerie Rawlston Wilson 10

2010 Equality Index: Black - White Global Insight 18

2010 Equality Index: Hispanic - White Global Insight 30

Putting Americans Back to Work: The National Urban League's Plan for Creating Jobs Marc H. Morial Valerie Rawlston Wilson Cy Richardson Terry Clark 40

African Americans & the Green Revolution: A Report from the National Urban League Policy Institute Valerie Rawlston Wilson 46


I Lessons Learned from the Economic Crisis: Job Creation & Economic Recovery Bernard E. Anderson 60

II Creating Good Jobs for Everyone Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis 66

III Housing in the Post-Bubble Economy Lance Freeman 74

IV Intermediaries in the Workforce Development System Demetra Smith Nightingale 84

V Education: The Path to Success for African Americans Education Secretary Arne Duncan 92

VI Jobs & Healthcare: An Alternative "Public Option" Darrick Hamilton Arthur H. Goldsmith William Darity 98

VII Broadband Matters to All of Us Rey Ramsey 112

VIII The Philadelphia Story: Small Business Growth = Job Creation Patricia A. Coulter 118

IX Opening New Doors Through Volunteerism Barton J. Taylor 126

Afterword: A Call to Action Stephanie J. Jones 132


Appendix 1 About the Authors 134

Appendix 2 Index of Authors & Articles 138

Appendix 3 National Urban League Board of Trustees 148

National Urban League Executive Staff

Roster of National Urban League Affiliates

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