Haywood Releases State of Black Pennsylvania Report


By: Steve Ulrich March 2, 2023  3:50 PM

Somewhat lost in the noise of the change in leadership in the Pennsylvania House on Tuesday, state Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) announced the release of his first State of Black Pennsylvania report.

The report details the changing position of Black Pennsylvanians from 2010 to 2021, with several data points indicating the upward socioeconomic mobility of the Black community.

The 28-page report examines health, incarceration, income, and population data for Black Pennsylvanians. The data was pulled from a number of sources to put together a complete picture of the Black experience in PA over the past decade. Read more here

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