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Why Are Black Alabama Babies Dying at...

The racial disparities in infant mortality rates in the United States have long been appalling. Nationwide, Black infants are 2.4 times more likely to...

The South Has the Fastest-Growing Economies and...

The South is booming from an economic standpoint. For proof of this, one need only look at cities such as Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dallas,...

Trauma and Poverty Alters the Brains of...

The shame is not ours. That holds true of the horrors and the trauma of the Middle Passage, and the toll it exacted on...

The Staggering Facts Behind Why Nearly Half...

Reports from the University of Illinois at Chicago's Great Cities Institute reveal 47 percent of Chicago's young Black men are unemployed and not in...

Why Obama’s Tears on Push for Stricter...

On Tuesday, President Obama announced a new series of executive orders to stem the tide of gun violence.  The actions taken by the White...

Transportation as a Racial Justice Issue: White...

Transportation as a racial justice issue? A civil and a human right?  Although it may not seem to be a sexy or glamorous issue,...

The Murder of Tyshawn Lee In Chicago...

The question must be asked: To what lengths are Black folks willing to go in order to extricate themselves from white supremacy? It is a...

The Emerging U.S. Childhood Poverty Crisis: America...

Over the past nine years, poverty among America’s public school students has increased a great deal. According to a report by The Huffington Post, in...

For the First Time, Number of Black...

The good news is the U.S. poverty rate has fallen slightly in recent years.  The bad news is that poverty remains high, particularly for...

As Nation Looks Back on Selma March,...

Over the last 40 years, the Black community has seen a startling lack of economic progress—and in many cases regression—because of the corrosive long-term...

8 Arguments Used to Blame Black People...

Black people are too intent on holding on to wrongdoings from the past. Therefore, they keep blaming someone else for their problems. The list of...

6 Ways Housing Discrimination Leads to Black...

When you look at socioeconomic maps of the U.S., it's clear that moderate to high levels of Black/white racial segregation are the norm for major...

8 Facts Debunking Poverty Myths and Racial...

Myth: African-Americans are the biggest food stamp recipients. Fact: Blacks are not the primary recipients of food stamps: 35.7 percent of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP,...

Simple Statistics Help Explain Black Anger and...

To gain a valuable understanding of Black frustration in America, consider this statistic: the typical Black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth...