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Now Playing: Basic Black: The Massachusetts Economy in Black and Green

Basic Black: The Massachusetts Economy in Black and Green

January 8, 2016

How did Massachusetts’ African American population fare economically in 2015 and what are the best steps towards economic progress for 2016? Last month the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts released its annual “State of Black Massachusetts” report. We’ll discuss the economic findings of the report including the state of business ownership and the racial wealth gap.

Panelists:

- Callie Crossley, Host, Under The Radar with Callie Crossley, WGBH News

- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News

- Ana Patricia Munoz, Director of Community Development Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

- S. Atyia Martin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Boston

- L. Duane Jackson, Managing Member, Alinea Capital Partners