In the Margins

Number of African-Americans on boards shrinks

December 18, 2015

By Reuters

The number of African-Americans on U.S. corporate boards has decreased in recent years, according to the annual Board Index study by executive search firm Spencer Stuart. African-Americans, who make up about 13% of the U.S. population, account for 8.6% of the directors on the boards of the largest 200 companies by revenue in the S&P 500 in 2015—down from 9.6% in 2010. Read the original story from Reuters.

 

 

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