The Race Gap in America’s Police Departments - The New York Times Hundreds of police departments across the nation have forces with a white percentage that is more than 30 percentage points higher than the communities they serve.
Number of interracial couples rising steadily, new U.S. Census study shows
This article talks about an increase in the number of interracial marriages in America. It is a relief to see that race is not being seen as this huge issue or obstacle anymore. It sure says something about the progress our society has made. We can conclude that by looking at the percentage of Americans who approve of interracial marriages today (86%), compared to a much lower number twenty years ago - 48%. Hopefully it stays that way or even improves.
"All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea -- whether it is to sail or to watch it -- we are going back from whence we came." -- Speech given at Newport at the dinner before the America's Cup Races, September 1962
A slice of bread is a miracle to a hungry child. (The most basic needs for sustenance - clean food, water, healthcare & shelter) are not being met for many in this world. Bless this child & others like her through donations to a food bank, an organization or with your time, energy and/or skills. Soup kitchens can always use an extra set of hands. #Gratitude for a family friend who serves abroad with #NursesWithoutBorders. May all be blessed for serving in whatever capacity they can! TY…
The 2000 U.S. Census counted 163,036 people with the surname Washington. Ninety percent of them were African-American, a far higher black percentage than for any other common name. George Washington’s name is inseparable from America, and not only from the nation’s history. It identifies countless s...How The Last Name Washington Became The ‘blackest name’ in America