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States with the Most Racial Progress--Hawaii 31st
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2022’s States with the Most Racial Progress

Wallet Hub, Jan 11, 2022

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the world to his dream of a society that focuses on character, not on complexion. America has certainly come closer to realizing Dr. King’s vision. However, segregation and discrimination continue to persist.

In 2021, conversations on race have remained prevalent, with high-profile police brutality cases going to trial, and protests continuing. These discussions seem to be making an impact, too – according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 50% of U.S. adults say “a lot” more needs to be done to ensure equal rights for all Americans, and only 15% believe “nothing” needs to be done.

As we think about future improvement, it’s important to recognize the racial harmony we’ve achieved — in our workplaces, in our schools and in our voting booths. To that end, WalletHub measured the gaps between black people and white people across 21 key indicators of equality and integration in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Their data set ranges from median annual household income to standardized-test scores to voter turnout….

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States with the Most Racial Integration  
Overall Rank  2
State Hawaii
Total Score  74.48
Employment & Wealth  2
Education  13
Social & Civic Engagement  1
Health  44
   
Racial Progress Ranking  
Overall Rank  31
State Hawaii
Total Score  51.14
Employment & Wealth  21
Education  43
Social & Civic Engagement  19
Health  42
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