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Download the State of Black Winston-Salem report by clicking here. Join the Urban League Stunningly, the report shows that black residents in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County earn only 62 cents for each dollar made by white residents. Black residents in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County have a homeownership rate that is half that of white residents. Black residents are half as likely to have access to healthy food. Black residents have a death rate 1.23 times that of white residents. Arrests of black residents for nonviolent traffic offenses in Winston-Salem, occur at a rate approximately 1.4% more frequent than for white residents. Most shocking, perhaps, are the education indices....

Register today for part two of this three part series. The first town hall was a resounding success with nearly 160 attendees discussing the relationship between the community and the Winston-Salem Police Department. The second town hall moves the dialogue closer to solutions as experts analyze and discuss the community's recommended solutions and offer some solutions of their own. 6:00 pm, Thursday, August 18, 2016 The Enterprise Center 1922 S. Martin Luther King Jr Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Click here to register for Town Hall #2 Registration is encouraged but not required. The series is supported by several collaborating organizations and supporters including: Black Chamber of Commerce, Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Kimya Dennis, Institute for Dismantling Racism, Winston-Salem...

The Winston-Salem Urban League announces Black & Blue, Community-Police Town Halls. The three town-hall series is designed to allow members of the community, community leaders and the police department to channel frustration into a constructive solution-oriented dialogue. The first town hall, is scheduled for 6:00 pm, on Thursday July 28, 2016 at the Winston-Salem Urban League, 201 W. 5th Street in Winston-Salem. It will be an opportunity for the community to present concerns and solutions to challenges that harm healthy relationships between police and communities of color.  The event will be led by Dr. Kimya Dennis, a criminologist and sociologist...