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Connections: New poverty report shows people of color fare much worse than white counterparts

Aug 30, 2017

We've seen poverty reports in recent years that extensively show Rochester lagging far behind other cities its size across the country. A new report called "Hard Facts" indicates African American and Latino residents in the Rochester region fare much worse than their white counterparts on a number of issues: health; education; wages; and home ownership.

Ed Doherty is the author of the report. He joins us in studio for the hour.