In the Reagan era, there was a significant surge in the volume of cocaine entering the United States. Once it reached the underground economy in American cities, it was transformed into a low-cost, highly addictive, smokable form. As this trend spread to major cities such as Los Angeles, New York,
In 2021, a higher percentage of African American women (33%) were enrolled in college compared to White men (25%), White women (31%), Hispanic men (19%), Hispanic women (24%), and Black men (23%). Also, by 2021, 28% of African American women aged 25 and older had a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Contrary to popular belief 42% of Black children live with two parents (compared to 70% of all children) while 51% live with one parent (compared to 25% of all children). The reason why this is not well known may have to do with a commonly repeated statistic regarding out-of-wedlock births