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Black Millennials in America

For over 10 years, the Black Youth Project, housed at the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago, has dedicated its work to understanding the challenges and opportunities faced by young people of color in the contemporary United States. We continue this mission in this study of Black millennials.

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This report, “Black Millennials in America,” reflects our commitment to knowledge, voice and action. We create knowledge by detailing the real life experiences of young Black people and identifying how these experiences distinguish them from their peers. We help amplify their voices by providing platforms and opportunities for young people to weigh in on the issues most important to them. We hope the data and findings in this report will contribute to a call to action Below you’ll find an infographic on the report, a video from the Wall Street Journal, and a downloadable report.

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