“black boys are over five times more likely than white ones to be diagnosed as having a learning disability”
does anyone even care? does anyone ever wonder WHY statistics like this exist?
why do the most “influential” and “powerful” black people TEACH US THE LEAST?!?!
furthermore: “We are fed a healthy diet of hip hop, sports and criminal activity, which can define the boundaries of who we think we can become. Then, when we end up as 25-year old, unemployed ex-athletes with a fifth grade reading level, we are not properly positioned to be good husbands and fathers in our communities.”
“people of color were more likely to be searched, charged, arrested, criminally prosecuted, and convicted of drug offenses in Washington State and throughout the country than people who are White.”