Statistical Racism in the U.S.A.
By Brett Berg
Stats that Show Racism
African Americans make up 13% of the US population and roughly 14% of the monthly drug users but, they make up 37% of the drug arrests since 2009. Whites make up about 62% of the population and they use drugs about 5 times as much as African Americans. American Americans are still incarcerated more than whites.
On average, African Americans receive 20% longer sentences for the same crimes as whites.
45% of black kids live under the poverty line and 16% of white kids live under the poverty line
In 2012, 85% of whites graduated high school, 68% for blacks, 76% for Hispanic, and 93% for Asian.
2. Funding for lower-income schools
Things You Can Do!
2. Raise Awareness