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Racism Statistics

No it's not privilege. It's innocent until proven guilty, and not believing every "statistic" and claim without proof.


It might just be the most clear statistical documentation of police targeting African Americans yet. A small St. Louis suburb has just seen its police department increase ticketing African American families by 495% in order to raise revenue for their department. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Institute for Justice’s office has just filed a lawsuit alleging systemic racism by the...

from Confluence: Ben Byerly's Muddy Mix

Racism, wealth, and payback

The effects of American racism are pernicious such as accumulating and passing wealth to subsequent generations.

Violence Against Women Statistics (#christineemoya - I am one of those statistics

Violence Against Women Statistics - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

from The Huffington Post

If Sandra Bland Were a White Woman, Statistics Show She'd Be Alive Today

The lawyer for Sandra Bland’s mother says that a former guard at the Waller County jail in Hempstead, Texas, told him under oath that he said in jail log entries that he had checked on Bland in the hour before she was found dead—when, in fact, he had not.

from Washington Post

These ten charts show the black-white economic gap hasn’t budged in 50 years

"These ten charts show the black-white economic gap hasn’t budged in 50 years" via WaPo

from CNNMoney

Math is racist: How data is driving inequality

From targeted advertising and insurance to education and policing, Cathy O'Neil's new book 'Weapons of Math Destruction' looks at how algorithms and big data are targeting the poor, reinforcing racism and amplifying inequality.