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Racial Disparities Persist In Diverse California, Study Says

Despite California's Diversity, It Still Has Racial Disparities

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Megan McClaire, director of health equity, Advancement Project

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California may be a majority-minority state and pride itself on its racial diversity, but diversity doesn't mean equality.

A new analysis of racial disparities in California shows just how far the state has to go to achieve the goal of equal opportunity. The study is called the Race Counts project.

Megan McClaire is the director of health equity at the Advancement Project and worked on the study. She joins Midday Edition on Monday to discuss the results of the project.

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