Black and Single

It's hard finding your man in America if you're black and single.

Recent US studies have shown that the number of college educated black women getting married has decreased by a third since the 1970s.

Although part of a wider trend, African American women are facing significantly worse statistics that white women in finding their man and starting a family.

For Assignment Nina Robinson travelled to New York to find out what it’s like to be black and single and looking for marriage.

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Sun 3 Oct 2010 10:05 GMT

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