Black Income Levels Plummet 11% in KY

Posted on 09/23/2015

African Americans living in Kentucky saw their average yearly incomes drop by more than 11 percent in one year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released this week. The poverty rate also rose for black Kentuckians at a rate four times more than the rest of the state from 2013 to 2014. Incoming President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League, Sadiqa Reynolds, looks at "urgency to create policies that will end cycles of poverty." [Read more](http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2015/09/18/black-income-levels-plummet-11-ky/72394178/)

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