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 place
According to the Center for Responsible Lending in Washington, D.C. African Americans started losing homes in large numbers starting in 2004 which is three years before the Great Recession began in December 2007. This exemplifies the fragility of the Black middle class which was even harder hit during the recession.
The Atlantic recently published an article as part of their Next America: Communities project, which is supported by grants from Emerson Collective and Ford Foundation, in which they suggest “The difference in the rate at which black, Hispanic, and white students go to school with poor classmates is the best predictor
Money Inc. and Essence Magazine collaborated in efforts to create a list of colleges and universities they think “offer the best value for African-American students.” They listed the top 50 out of 1,500 four-year colleges using the following criteria: Graduation rates, Affordability, Earnings potential, and African American Representation. The top 10 include the top Ivy League