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World History
Posted 2 months ago
The poverty rate in 2014 for African Americans age 65 and older was 19 percent, about double the rate of all older Americans,
A. and up significantly from the poverty rate in 1965.
B. and about the same as the poverty rate in 1965.
C. but down significantly from the poverty rate in 1965.
D. and much higher among African American men than women.
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Posted 2 months ago
C
Key Concept
Economic Developments and Inequality
Explanation
The poverty rate for African Americans age 65 and older decreased from 1965 to 2014, reflecting broader economic changes and the impact of civil rights legislation and social welfare programs like Medicare and Social Security.

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