The sisters returned home to renew their ties to the community and to honor the big sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Compton in 2003.
According to a report released by the Black Youth Project at the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, in 2009, 54.4 percent of African-American millennials shared that they’ve personally experienced harassment or violence at the hands of the police or they know someone who has.
The ever-widening wealth gap between African Americans and whites just got wider. According to a new study by the Urban Institute’s Opportunity and Ownership Project,…
As the Occupy Movement springs up across the U.S., Occupy Atlanta may be the most pertinent as census data shows that the city has the widest income gap between rich and poor in the country. According to the census, the most income-segregated areas tend to be in the city’s suburbs where, as of 2008, 85 […]
A new study presented some disturbing, yet expected news about the sad state of economic affairs within the African American community. According to the study, the wealth gap between white and Black Americans has become the widest that it’s been in the last 25 years. As it stands, whites have a wealth level that is […]