Report by Urban League Shows Enduring Race Gaps

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CHICAGO — Progress made by black Americans in recent years is threatened by President Trump and his policies, the National Urban League said in a report released Tuesday.

The Urban League’s annual review found persistent racial gaps, but also notable headway toward equality, during President Barack Obama’s administration. The report warned that proposals to reduce education funding and limit federal oversight of local police departments could reverse those gains under Mr. Trump.

“It would be difficult to pinpoint any moment in recent history where so much economic and social progress stood at such dire risk as it does today,” said Marc H. Morial, the civil rights group’s president.

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