The State of Black America 2009: Message to the President
National Urban League
National Urban League (March 25, 2009)
At the dawn of Barack Obama s historic presidency, The State of Black America 2009 examines the critical challenges such as unemployment, home foreclosures, education and health care reform his new administration must address. In this volume, the National Urban League presents the voices of leading scholars, analysts and practitioners, as well as ordinary citizens asking their government to respond to their concerns and offers its specific recommendations for effectively tackling these issues. The State of Black America 2009: Message to the President is an invaluable guide, not only for the new President, but for anyone seeking solutions that will empower every American to Thrive, Earn, Own and Prosper.