We have a long way to go in dismantling the legacy of racism. Nowhere is that more evident than in the recent poverty statistics for African American children, which show that, at 37 percent, black childhood poverty remains among the highest of any group.

Black Children Matter: Targeting policies to reduce poverty among African American children and children of color outlines key child poverty statistics, the impact of concentrated poverty, profiles of high poverty communities, and policy solutions.

Black Children Matter: http://bit.ly/1WojCYS | @First_Focus on poverty and its policy solution #InvestInKids #BlackLivesMatter
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