For Minnesota’s minorities, the good life isn’t as good


01-31-2009
Richard Chin, Pioneer Press

“Economically, Minnesotans are blessed with a Lake Wobegon, above-average life. As long as they’re white. Whites in this state are better off compared with whites in the rest of the nation in measures such as income, unemployment and poverty levels. But if you’re a black Minnesotan, odds are you are lagging blacks in the rest of the nation.”

Read more, including comments from IRP Director Myron Orfield at: www.twincities.com/ci_11598072

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