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Urban League Report: Racial Wealth Gap Widens

The economic and education gap widened between blacks and whites in 2004, according to the newly released annual report of the National Urban League. In "The State of Black America," the league reports that blacks have achieved only 57 percent of the economic status of whites. NPR's Ed Gordon speaks with Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, about the findings.

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Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.