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ERIC Number: ED315476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 56
Abstractor: N/A
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The Future of African-Americans to the Year 2000. Summary Report.
Congressional Task Force on the Future of African-Americans, Washington, DC.
This summary report highlights the major features of a comprehensive analysis and forecast of the future of African-Americans. Section 1 discusses the future of the United States. Section 2, "The Past and Present," covers the following topics: (1) "Employment and Economic Development"; (2) "Health"; (3) "Education"; (4) "Community and Family Life"; (5) "Values"; (6) "Political Participation"; and (7) "Conclusion." Section 3, "The Core Future," covers the following topics: (1) "The Economy"; (2) "Inequalities in Health"; (3) "The Challenge of Education"; (4) "The Disintegration of the Black Community"; (5) "Values"; (6) Political Participation"; and (7) "Public Finance and the Politics of the Possible." Section 4, "Pivotal Concerns for the Future," covers the following topics: (1)"The Black Social Class Structure"; (2) The Future of Black Children"; (3) "African-Americans and the American Technological Future"; and (4) "Racism continues." Section 5, "Policy Options to Avoid Disaster," covers the following topics: (1) "Employment and Economic Development"; (2) "Health"; (3) "Education"; (4) "Community and Family Life"; (5) "Values"; and (6) "Political Participation." Five scenarios for possible futures for African Americans, based on social and economic patterns, are summarized in a table. Sixteen figures are included. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congressional Task Force on the Future of African-Americans, Washington, DC.