Contributor Racial Injustice; Is America ignoring the truth? The reality of the situation is: A race of people who have suffered through injustices throughout history will soon get tired and fed up.
Available online at http: Significant disparities exist at all income levels. In the middle income level, the ratio is 5.
In addition, on aver- age, black men remain unemployed seven more weeks than white men and black women are out of work five more weeks than white women Ibid.
Anchor Books,thousands of lynchings, KKK terror, and other historical practices prevented the accumulation of wealth and property by most African American families and the legacy of those systems of oppression still affects many families, recent studies show that ongoing mass disparities between whites and blacks in the US can be directly attributed to current racist policies and practices: In studies of service-industry employment, research showed that even when researchers sent African-American testers who were more qualified; white applicants were more likely to get an interview Ibid.
A Princeton study using black, white, and Latino test applicants who were trained to have the same communication styles, physical characteristics, and demeanor found that white applicants were far more likely than applicants of color to be called back.
It also found that even white men claiming a felony record were slightly more likely to be called back than black applicants with no criminal record Ibid.
This is directly linked to the re-impoverishment of a large proportion of African-American households, to urban decay as incomes and tax revenues plummeted and the dramatic rise in the jail and prison population starting around People of color especially African American and Hispanic men became an unneeded surplus labor force and mass incarceration became one of the primary solutions to that problem; and Whereas, widespread discrimination against people of color continues in the US in housing, education, health care, and the policing and criminal justice system; and Whereas, we need a vision of a beloved community, founded on social and economic justice and motivated by self-giving love.
We note that anti-racism training must address white privilege and focus on intentional struggle and advocacy against racism in our churches and in society at large. Church bodies at every level should seek to educate themselves on the extent of racism in business, education, government, housing, and healthcare and find ways to advocate for the elimination of specific instances locally and nationally.
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A traffic stop in New York led to a young black man being arrested for possession of marijuana. Whereas, widespread discrimination against people of color continues in the US in housing, education, health care, and the policing and criminal justice system; and.
Whereas, we need a vision of a beloved community, founded on social and economic justice and motivated by self-giving love. On balance, the public thinks that when it comes to discrimination against black people in the U.S.
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