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Minorities powerpoint

  1. 1. MINORITIES
  2. 2. <ul><li>Hispanics are 14.8 % of the population. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>African-Americans are 12.8% of the U.S. population. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>4.4% of the population are Asian-Americans </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>2.5 % of the population are Jewish </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>51% of the homeless are black. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>A lower % of black men in their late teens and early 20’s are employed today than 30 years ago. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Median white family Income = $47,800 </li></ul><ul><li>Median Hispanic Family Income = 33,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Median black family income = $29,700 </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Average per capita income for Whites = $22,952 </li></ul><ul><li>Average per capita income for Blacks = $12,957 </li></ul><ul><li>Average per capita income for Hispanics = $11,434 </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Median income for white female head - of household = $19,547 </li></ul><ul><li>Median income for black female head - of- household = $11,414 </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>1 out of every 3 black males aged 20-29 are either in jail or under some kind of judicial custody. The rate for the population as a whole is 2.3% </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The U.S. imprisons 370 out of every 100,000 white people. </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. imprisons 3,317 out of every 100,000 black males. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The odds that a black male will do time is 1-3. </li></ul><ul><li>The odds that a white male will do time is 1-17 </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>There are more black males in US prison than in US colleges/universities </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>75% of the nation’s drug users are white. </li></ul><ul><li>75% of the nation’s drug prisoners are black </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>A black youth is 6 times more likely to be locked up than a white peer, even when charged with the same crime and neither has a prior record </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Trafficking in 5 grams (.17 of an ounce) of crack carries a mandatory five-year prison sentence, but it takes 500 grams of cocaine powder (17.5 ounces) to warrant the same sentence. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Black youths account for 15% of the population but: </li></ul><ul><li>26% of juvenile arrests </li></ul><ul><li>31% of referrals to juvenile court </li></ul><ul><li>40% of youths sent to adult courts </li></ul><ul><li>40% of youths in juvenile detention centers </li></ul><ul><li>58% of youths sentenced to adult prisons </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>The leading cause of death for blacks under the age of 24 is homicide. </li></ul><ul><li>The leading cause of death for blacks aged 25 - 44 is A.I.D.S. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Black males have a 1 in 27 chance of being murder victims. </li></ul><ul><li>White males, 1 in 205 </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>68% of the prison population is a member of a minority group. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Some ghetto areas have a higher mortality rate and lower life expectancy than many third world countries. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Infant mortality rate among blacks is 16.8/1000 (6.9/1000 for whites) </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Life expectancy of white females = 79.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy of black females = 73.6 </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Life expectancy of white males = 72.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy of black males = 65.6 </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Sex ratio in the U.S. is 96/100 </li></ul><ul><li>Sex ratio among African-Americans is 50/100 </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>64% of all black families are headed by a single parent (90% in some ghetto areas). </li></ul><ul><li>24% of all white families are headed by a single parent. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>70% of all black children are born to unwed mothers (22% of white children are). </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>42% of single black women aged 18 - 29 have one or more children (The rate is 7% for white women in this age bracket). </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Fertility Rates: </li></ul><ul><li>For every 1000 white women in their child-bearing years, 64.7 babies are born. </li></ul><ul><li>For every 1000 black women in their child-bearing years, 88.1 babies are born </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>24.3% of African- Americans live below the poverty line (the white rate is 8.2%; the Hispanic rate is 22.5% </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>77% of white families own their own homes </li></ul><ul><li>49% of black families own their own homes </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Median Net Worth Per Black Family $6,000 </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>Median Net Worth Per Latino Family $7,900 </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>Median Net Worth Per White Family $88,651 </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>33% of black families collect welfare. </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>The unemployment rate for black males is twice that of the general population. </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>All of our 25 largest school districts now have “minority majorities” </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>11% of the population is foreign-born </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>There are app. 12 million illegal immigrants in the US (2006) </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>See Table 10-3 on Page 265 </li></ul>

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