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No Liberty Or Justice For Blacks: A Look At The Racial Biases Of The U.S. Prison System

Anyone familiar with the American criminal justice system is likely well-versed in how racially biased it is – whether you’re looking at federal prisons or local country crime rates, there’s always been a heavy bias towards incarcerating African Americans at a staggeringly higher rate than white Americans. New data shows that this trend could be narrowing, but many...

Blacks And Hispanics Are Still The Minority In Tech- Don't Blame It On A Pipeline Problem

The tech industry does not suffer from a lack of leaders and thinkers willing to talk about diversity, and we have heard major companies talk about their desire to hire more minorities. Apple, as one example, declares that “diversity is our future” and proudly notes that “from July 2016 to July 2017, half of our new hires in the United States were from historically...

Why We Need More Black Female Commentators Over The Airwaves, In Opinion Columns And On Commentary Talk Shows

It’s no secret that black women have been routinely shunned from political and media circles since the dawn of our country. While recent decades have seen an improvement in the way that black female commentators are treated in the mainstream media sphere, there’s still a long way to go when it comes to bringing equality to our political scene. What’s worse, every day...