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Report offers stark picture of inequalities by gender, race in Pittsburgh

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“Junia Howell, an assistant professor of sociology at Pitt and an author of the report, said white men and women in Pittsburgh are comparable to those living in other U.S. cities across health, employment income and educational lines. But for black residents, the data shows a striking difference.

“In essence, Howell said, ‘If black residents got up today and left and moved to most any other city in the U.S., automatically, by just moving, their life expectancy would go up, their income would go up, their educational opportunities for their children would go up as well as their employment.'”

FULL STORY published September 17, 2019 via Tribune-Review