Race Is Central to Identity for Black Americans and Affects How They Connect With Each Other: Place and Community


This report explores the significance of place and community for Black Americans, highlighting how their current location shapes their identity and the mixed ratings they give to their communities. It discusses demographic variations in the importance of location and community types, as well as differences in community ratings based on factors like education, income, and region. Additionally, it explores the top issues faced by Black communities, such as violence, economic challenges, and housing, along with perspectives on who should address these issues.

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BIPOC Health Equity Library
Published on 09/27/2022