Top Stories: Race And Homelessness In Dallas; Fall Temperatures Coming | KERA News

Top Stories: Race And Homelessness In Dallas; Fall Temperatures Coming

Nov 18, 2016

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

A social justice group called the Center for Social Innovation will be in Dallas today to discuss race and homelessness in a series by Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance.

According to the center, 70 percent of the homeless population in Dallas is African-American. Nationally, black people are 16 times more likely to live in shelters than white people, and black men tend to remain homeless longer than white men.

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