Unequal Opportunity

Number 12036
Subject Employment
Source Pittsburgh Magazine
State PA
Year 1995
Publication Date September
Summary Pittsburgh Magazine reports that "Regional growth is threatened because African-Americans in Pittsburgh face some of the nation's highest unemployment and lowest levels of hope...Pittsburgh and Allegheny Country had the fourth poorest and fifth most unemployed black populations, the fourth biggest gap between black and white rates of poverty, and almost as large a gulch in employment..."
Category General
Pages 11
Keywords minorities barriers poverty projects public housing disparity discrimination
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