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A Portrait of Mississippi

Burd-Sharps, Sarah, Lewis, Kristen and Martins, Eduardo Borges

Mississippi ranks last among U.S. states on the American Human Development Index. But some groups in the state enjoy well-being levels similar to those in top-ranked Connecticut, while others experience levels of human development of the average American nearly a half century ago. The Mississippi State Conference NAACP commissioned this analysis by county, gender, and race to stimulate dialogue and action about Mississippi’s disparities.

Published: Measure of America, 2009

Citation: Burd-Sharps, Sarah, Lewis, Kristen and Martins, Eduardo Borges, A Portrait of Mississippi (New York: Measure of America, 2009).

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