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Racial disparities in homeownership persist across Philadelphia area
Across the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, over three-quarters of white residents own a home, compared to less than half of Black and Latino residents.
Philadelphia area students of color miss more school due to discipline
Across the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, students of color are 3.7 times as likely as white students to miss days of school due to discipline.
Air pollution plagues Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area communities of color
Across the tri-state metro area, people of color are 2.4 times as likely as white residents to live in neighborhoods with the highest respiratory risk from air pollution, according to a 6abc data analysis.
Driving equity bill addresses racial disparities in Philadelphia traffic stops
A new bill will change the way Philadelphia police make traffic stops, aiming to close racial inequities.
Black Philadelphians less likely to be approved for mortgages than their white neighbors
In the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, white applicants' loans are approved at higher rates than Black applicants' at almost every income level and every loan amount range.
Philadelphia area Latino residents face barriers to health insurance
Across the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, 15.1 percent of Latino residents do not have health insurance, compared to just 3.5 percent of white residents.
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