African Americans

In Their Own Words: Why Social Security Is Important to African Americans

As this Black History month comes to a close, we continue to celebrate the cultural, intellectual and political contributions and achievements African Americans have made in our country despite a pervasive, and persistent, history of education, employment, and other forms … Continue reading

Social Security Works for African Americans

Our Social Security system is neutral with regard to race and ethnicity, but because African Americans tend to have lower earnings over the course of their working years and little access to employer sponsored retirement plans, Social Security is particularly … Continue reading