Percentage of working Oklahoma families of color living at 200% of the federal poverty level or less (about $39,000/year for a family of three), compared to 31% of white families

Source: The Working Poor Families Project.


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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