State of the Dream 2012 | Media Coverage

January 17, 2012

Original publication: Various Outlets

Date of publication: January 16, 2012

Select Coverage of State of the Dream 2012: The Emerging Majority

UFE's ninth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day report assesses the current racial economic divide and offers a glimpse at a future that could be. Its findings should prompt people of all races and walks of life to unite in action for a more just and racially equitable future.

This timely publication is being covered online, in print and in broadcast media. The links below are a sampling, and the list will be updated as new coverage emerges.

If you are a member of the media or a blogger on social and economic issues and would like to schedule an interview with a co-author or spokesperson for the report, please contact Maz Ali at 617-423-2148 x101 and/or [email protected]

11/28/2012    NNPA (national syndication) Lawmakers ponder fiscal cliff, Blacks already in poverty ditch by Freddie Allen
11/1/2012    CNN.comIn 2012, Racism's Tenacious Hold on U.S. by Donna Brazile
3/4/2012    Kansas City Star
Nation's Racial Disparities are Steadily Worsening by Lewis Diuguid (Nationally Syndicated!)
1/13/2012    MSNBC.comRace Relations & MLK's Dream: Welcome to the Generation Gap by James Eng
1/13/2012    CommonDreams.orgMassive Movement Needed to Fix Perverse Concentration of Wealth
1/13/2012    NonprofitQuarterly.orgReport Finds King's "Dream" Looks Bleak Unless New Alliances Converge
1/14/2012    SEIU national blogState of the Dream 2012 synopsis by Kawana Lloyd
1/15/2012    Inequality.orgA Financial Nest Egg for Every American Baby?
1/15/2012    The Daily WorldRemembering Marting Luther King, Jr.
1/15/2012    Black Economic DevelopmentRacial Economic Divide Threatens Stability of the Entire Economy
1/16/2012    KBOO-FM (Portland, OR)Tom Becker reads from State of the Dream 2012
1/16/2012    Concord MonitorKing's Legacy: Workers' Rights by Arnie Alpert
1/16/2012    Black Agenda ReportListen to Black Agenda Radio (week of January 16, 2012) with Glen Ford
1/16/2012    Facing South (Institute for Southern Studies blog)Dr. King's March to Occupy D.C. for Economic Justice by Chris Kromm
1/17/2012    YourBlackWorld.comWhat is the State of "The Dream?" by Dr. Julianne Malveaux
1/17/2012    WPKN-FM "Between the Lines" with Scott HarrisPODCAST feat. Director of NAACP Economic Dept. & State of the Dream 2012 co-author Dedrick Muhammad
1/17/2012    AllGov.comMedian Income for White Families in U.S. Almost Double Blacks and Latinos
1/17/2012 (Campaign for America's Future)Romney on the Side of Disenfranchising Black Voters by Isaiah J. Poole
1/17/2012    WBAI-FM "Talk Back!" with Hugh HamiltonPODCAST feat. State of the Dream 2012 co-authors, Wanjiku Mwangi & Tim Sullivan
1/17/2012    The Louisiana WeeklyU.S. Cities, Nation Face Challenge as Americans Paulse to Remember MLK
1/18/2012    The Seattle MediumA Diverse U.S. Population Will Not Guarantee Parity by George E. Curry
1/19/2012    Dollars & Sense magazineThe Great Recession in Black Wealth by Judy Wicks-Lim