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Murder Rate Among Black Youth Down 82 Percent in Last 20 Years

Murder Rate Among Black Youth Down 82 Percent in Last 20 Years
For nearly all serious and minor offenses, including homicide, rates among black teenagers nationally were lower in 2011 than when racial statistics were first collected nationally in 1964. Black youths’ murder arrest rates are considerably lower today than back when Bill Cosby was funny.
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The Lingering Effects of Racial Profiling: 'Ever Since I Was Seven, I Knew It's Not Good to Be Black.'

Being routinely stopped by police and searched for no apparent reason, or followed through a neighborhood only to be asked why they are there, are indignities the average white person will likely never suffer.
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Still Think We Don’t Need Affirmative Action?

Still Think We Don’t Need Affirmative Action?
With the imminence of yet another affirmative action decision by the Supreme Court, the oft-misunderstood and always-controversial law deserves a fresh examination of its merit and importance for all of America. Unfortunately, the balance that affirmative action aims to bring to the American workforce is needed now, perhaps more than ever.
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