The San Francisco Bay View (National Black Newspaper) released its latest annual “Katrina Pain Index” which tracts statistics to highlight how changes in post-Katrina New Orleans have affected the Black community there.  This years report is titled: Katrina Pain Index 2016: Race and class gap widening. Some highlights include: “Some 2,000 BlackContinue Reading

The results of this study published by the American Journal of Public Health seem to support other reports regarding race, ethnicity, and drug use. As with other studies it appears to contradict the higher arrest and incarceration rate of drug crimes disproportionately affecting the Black population.  “The study, which took placeContinue Reading