Category Archives: African-American

New Orleans Searches For The Truth: Race Does Make a Difference

Ben Casselman of FiveThirtyEight – Cities have made great strides in reducing murders of young men. The next step will be much harder. Nationally, the murder rate among young men has fallen much more slowly than violent crime overall. The … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Death, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The gap between the number of blacks and whites in prison is shrinking

John Gramlich of Pew Research – Blacks have long outnumbered whites in U.S. prisons. But a significant decline in the number of black prisoners has steadily narrowed the gap over the past decade, according to new data from the Bureau … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Race in America 2019

from Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Anna Brown and Kiana Cox of Pew Research – Public has negative views of the country’s racial progress; more than half say Trump has made race relations worse More than 150 years after the 13th Amendment … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Pew Research, Racism

Democrats are taking reparations seriously — and that’s a big deal

Analysis by Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN – In 1988, Jesse Jackson made reparations part of his campaign platform. In 2016, PresidentBarack Obama dismissed reparations as politically impractical during an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose Atlantic article sparked renewed interest in … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, African-American, Compensation, Discrimination, reparations

Black man becomes head of neo-Nazi group he intends to destroy

By Jason Kravarik, Sara Sidner and Janet DiGiacomo of CNN – Call it a clever twist of fate, a shrewd power play, or simply comeuppance for one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in America. Its new president is a black man … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Controversial, Demographics, Discrimination, Racism