Black Utah in the News

 
 
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SALT LAKE BARBERSHOP - BRICK CITY BARBERS
- UTAH BUSINESS

“The barbershop is the man’s country club,” says Mr. Graddy. “People love to use us as therapy. We do a lot of that. I know everybody’s business. Some good, some bad. Some I asked for, some I didn’t ask for. Some people just want advice, some people just want to get things off of their chest.” He adds that some clients don’t even come in for a haircut, they just come by to hang out and talk.”

 
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Black Households In Utah Fare Worse Economically Than White Households, Report Says
- UTAH PUBLIC RADIO

According to Prosperity Now, the average black household in America makes about seven times less than the average white household. There are multiple factors that contribute to this difference.