Black Wisconsinites and Economic Opportunity

, C. Black Wisconsinites and Economic Opportunity. COWS, 2007.

Many economic indicators—from poverty to incarceration—show dismal outcomes for Wisconsin’s African Americans.  The vitality of our economy, the prosperity of our state, and the health and well-being of all our communities are seriously threatened by the racial disparity that plagues Wisconsin.

This COWS Spotlight Issue provides background data and indicators showing pervasive black/white inequality in the state.