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State of Black America: Racial Disparities in Louisiana

Racial disparities in Louisiana are showing no signs of improvement. Find out how the state is faring as a recent report reveals grim news.

The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus recently released a study that proved what we already know to be true—more Blacks in Louisiana suffer from poverty, poor education and illness than Whites in the state, according to the Associated Press. The report indicates that Black children are more likely to have learning disabilities and Blacks overall are less likely to have health insurance.—WLW