Website: R.I. 3rd worst for black Americans

24/7 WALL ST. SAID Rhode Island is the third worst state for black Americans due to factors including high unemployment. / COURTESY 24/7 WALL ST.
24/7 WALL ST. SAID Rhode Island is the third worst state for black Americans due to factors including high unemployment. / COURTESY 24/7 WALL ST.
PROVIDENCE – The website 24/7 Wall St. says Rhode Island is the third worst state for black Americans for reasons ranging from low home ownership rates to high unemployment. The website said that the home ownership rate among blacks is 29.4 percent, putting it at the 10th lowest in the country. That compares with a…

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