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Why Ignorant White Americans Are Terrified Of Angry Black People

AFRICANGLOBE - Perhaps, one day there will be a moment when a Black American who has suffered unjust loss and pain will tell the reporter who immediately asks them, “do you forgive the thug cop or racial terrorist who killed your loved one” and they will reply, “Hell no! Not now, not ever, and you can go f*ck yourself for asking such a question.”

Black Americans Now See Race Relations As Nation’s Biggest Problem

AFRICANGLOBE - After a year that saw national attention on long-simmering tensions between Black communities and police officers, 2014 closed with more Americans — both Black and white — ranking race relations as the most pressing problem facing the nation.

How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults

AFRICANGLOBE - “Even Black Americans who make it to the middle class are likely to see their kids fall down the ladder, seven out of 10 Black children who are born to families with income that falls in the middle quintile of the income spectrum will find themselves with income that's one to two quintiles below their parents' during their own adulthood".

How America’s Wealthiest Black Families Invest Money

AFRICANGLOBE - The gaps in wealth and income between white and Black Americans are stark – and haven’t narrowed significantly in 50 years. There are even big gaps among Black and white business owners. According to data from the Federal Reserve Board’s Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), white Americans’ median incomes were 70% higher than Black Americans’ in 2010. Overall net worth was 7.9 times larger for white Americans.

Yes, ISIS Burned A Man Alive. White Americans Did The Same...

AFRICANGLOBE - ISIS's burning alive of Muadh al Kasasbeh has been denounced as an act of savagery, barbarism, and wanton cruelty--one from the "dark ages" and not of the modern world. American Exceptionalism blinds those who share its gaze to uncomfortable facts and truths about their own country. For almost a century, the United States practiced a unique cultural ritual that was as least as gruesome as the "medieval" punishments meted out by ISIS against its foes.

Study: Most White Americans Don’t Have Black Friends

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite all the talk about our supposedly post-racial society, friend groups among Americans remain starkly segregated. A recent study conducted by the PRRI showed that 91 percent of the average White American's closest friends and family members are White.

The Real Reasons White People Can’t Empathize Black Suffering

AFRICANGLOBE - "Why is it so difficult for White Americans, or the nation as a whole, to internalize Black pain?" There are several reasons for the lack of empathy that Congress as well as the rest of America has shown its fellow Black citizens.

In America White Deaths Now Outnumber White Births

AFRICANGLOBE - More White people died in the United States last year than were born, a surprising slump coming more than a decade before the Census Bureau says that the ranks of White Americans will likely drop with every passing year. Although the percentage is small, several demographers said they are not aware of another time in U.S. history — not even during the Depression or wars — when there was such shrinkage among the dominant racial group.

White Americans Believe They Experience More Racism Than Black Americans –...

AFRICANGLOBE - There’s a saying that “the new racism is to deny that racism exists.” If that is the case, it may explain a study conducted by researchers from Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Business School. Their findings claim that self-described White Americans believe they have “replaced Blacks” as the primary victims of racial discrimination in contemporary America.

A Black “Thug” Toddler Equals National News. A White Woman Leaves...

AFRICANGLOBE - Heather Jensen left her two children unattended in an automobile so that she could sneak off and have sex with a man who is not her live-in boyfriend. Heather Jensen's two children died from heat exposure while their mother rutted with her Lothario.

A New Case For African American Reparations

AFRICANGLOBE - The idea of reparations is not new. Yet, in today's presumed colorblind and post-racial society, many White Americans are convinced that the enduring legacy of racial inequities facing the Black community are best remedied by individual responsibility and personal accountability; that is, if African Americans would simply work harder by "pulling themselves up by their bootstraps" and stop pulling the so-called "race card," they might actually get ahead and finally lay claim to the ever-elusive "American Dream."

Confronting the Divineness of Whiteness

AFRICANGLOBE - White males from working class and middle income backgrounds have been told all their lives that they are superior to any Black man, no matter what his accomplishments, because of their Whiteness.

More Americans View Blacks As Racist Than Whites, Hispanics – REALLY?

AFRICANGLOBE - Americans consider Blacks more likely to be racist than Whites and Hispanics in this country according to a recent right-wing poll by Rasmussen.

More White Americans Dying Than Being Born

AFRICANGLOBE - More white Americans are dying than being born for the first time in modern history—suggesting minorities and newcomers will play an important role in fueling the population growth America's recovering economy needs to thrive.

Whites Genetically Weaker Than Blacks, Study Finds

AFRICANGLOBE - White Americans are both genetically weaker and less diverse than their African-American compatriots, a Cornell University-led study finds. Analyzing the genetic makeup of Americans of European ancestry and African-Americans, researchers found that the former showed much less variation among

Wealth Gap Among Races Widened Since Recession

AFRICANGLOBE - The wealth gap between Black and White households was already dismal. Given the dynamics of the housing recovery and the rebound in the stock market, the wealth gap might still be growing, further dimming the prospects for economic advancement for current and future generations of Americans from minority groups.