By
Alexis Davis
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October 8, 2020

Spotlight on Florida's Black Immigrants

Spotlight on Florida's Black Immigrants

While Latinx individuals comprise the greatest share of Florida's immigrant population and are often centered in public discourse, a significant number of immigrants identify as Black. To promote racial equity and inform policymaking, it is important to highlight Black immigrants' unique contributions to the Sunshine State.

*FPI presents the infographic below with the caveat that while it can be insightful to underscore immigrants' economic contributions to their communities, focusing solely on these contributions fails to convey the inherent worth of every Floridian, including those who do not or cannot participate in the labor force, like children, retirees, caregivers, and some individuals with disabilities.

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