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AFRICANGLOBE- If Black lives matter, surely their economic lives matter too. And a new report shows that Black people still face discrimination and hardship in their fight for economic dignity, as sure as they do in the fight for basic respect.
AFRICANGLOBE - Racial disparities in social and economic outcomes exist in all parts of the United States. Black Americans make about 62 cents for every dollar earned by white Americans. Black Americans are also twice as likely to be unemployed and considerably more likely to live in poverty. In some places, these disparities are even more pronounced. In many of the worst states for Black people.
AFRICANGLOBE - Recent events in Detroit, Michigan and Ferguson, Missouri have revealed the brutal character of American capitalism. On Tuesday, Detroit resumed the shutoff of water service to tens of thousands of low-income families that owe as little as $150. More than 600 households had their taps turned off just over the last few days, leaving seniors, the disabled and families with small children without water to drink, bathe, flush or cook.