New Jersey Spotlight reports:

Ryan Haygood, President of the Institute, said the issue of social justice is very important and cited some statistics as proof. He said the poverty rate for black residents in Newark is “an astonishing 33 percent, more than double the national average for all races.” Newark residents hold only 18 percent of all the jobs in the state’s largest city, he continued, adding that while three quarters of Newark residents are people of color, 60 percent of the city’s workers are white.