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Unequal Lives: The State of Black Women and Families in the Rural South

Description
Analyzes the health and well-being of low-income black women in nine rural counties across Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, and identifies barriers to success and economic security, including poverty, low educational attainment, and inadequate access to public infrastructure, healthcare, and more. Includes statistics and demographics for each of the states and counties included in the study.
Date
07/2015
Type
Document
Organization
Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative
Tagged as
African Americans · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Families · Income support and assistance · Philanthropy · Population health · Poverty · Statistics and data · The South · Women · Alabama · Georgia · Mississippi