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October 17, 2017

Historian and journalist, Lerone Bennett, Jr., senior editor of Ebony magazine, was born in 1928 in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Black History Facts - 2009

POSTED: February 09, 2009, 12:00 am

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$33,916

This was the annual median income of single-race Black households in 2007, up from $32,876 one year earlier.


64%

This is the percentage of families among households with a single-race Black household. There were 8.5 million Black family households in 2007.


45%

This is the percentage of married couples among families with single-race Black householders.


1.2 million

This is the number of single-race Black grandparents living with their own grandchildren younger than 18.





Source: United States Census Bureau

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