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Data shows inequities span cradle to grave for Dayton black residents

Dayton Daily News |

In some areas — such as growth in the black-white wage gap, segregation and opportunities for black children — the Dayton region fares poorer than most other large metropolitan areas, data shows.

These racial disparities are not new and they are not accidental, experts said, they are the culmination of more than a century of policy decisions. But they also said racial equity is achievable with intentional effort, and a partnership of several local organizations has formed to push toward that goal.