Through the recession, Black and Latino families have been hit the hardest leading to the highest disparity of wealth in a quarter century. Unemployment rates for minorities are twice as high as those of whites. The average net worth of a white person is 20 times higher than that of Blacks.
In Norwalk, Conn., Tanya McDowell, a homeless mother, has been charged with first-degree larceny and faces up to 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine as a result of enrolling her son in her babysitter’s school district. Prosecutors claim that McDowell “stole education” and should have enrolled her five-year-old son in the significantly poorer urban district of Bridgeport, where McDowell had last resided.
By MALIK MIAH
The FBI covered up its role in Malcolm’s assassination by framing two innocent men.