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Devah Pager, a sociologist at Princeton University, conducted groundbreaking research in Wisconsin and found that black men were less likely to be called back on a job application than white men with a criminal record. The statistics went like this:

Job call-backs:

White non-criminal: 34%

White criminal: 17%

Black non-criminal: 14%

Black criminal: 5%

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It found that in 2005, the average net worth for white households was $134, 992. For black households, it was $12,124. (That's not a typo.)

In 2009, the number dropped to $113,149 for whites and a paltry $5,700 for blacks.

The results of these studies were startling. Among those with no criminal record, white applicants were more than twice as likely to receive a callback relative to equally qualified black applicants. Even more troubling, whites with a felony conviction fared just as well, if not better, than a black applicant with a clean background.

http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2008/08/09/study-black-man-and-white-felon-same-chances-for-hire/

Whites believe that they have replaced blacks as the primary victims of racial discrimination in contemporary America, according to a new study from researchers at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Business School.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523124220.htm

hhhhhhhhhahahahaha

Blacks and Latinos were nine times as likely as whites to be stopped by the police in New York City in 2009, but, once stopped, were no more likely to be arrested.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/nyregion/13frisk.html

First, it is simply false that scholarships for people of color crowd out monies for white students. According to a national study by the General Accounting Office, less than four percent of scholarship money in the U.S. is represented by awards that consider race as a factor at all, while only 0.25 percent (one quarter of one percent) of all undergrad scholarship dollars come from awards that are restricted to persons of color alone (1). In other words, whites are fully capable of competing for and receiving any of the other monies — roughly 99.75 percent of all scholarship funds out there for college. Although this GAO study was conducted in the mid-’90s, there is little reason to expect that the numbers have changed since then. If anything, increasing backlash to affirmative action and fear of lawsuits brought by conservatives against such efforts would likely have further limited such awards as a percentage of national scholarships.

http://www.timwise.org/2011/03/a-bad-year-for-white-whine-college-scholarships-and-the-cult-of-caucasian-victimhood/

the title of that article is "A Bad Year for White Whine: College Scholarships and the Cult of Caucasian Victimhood" which owns

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This study estimated differences by ethnicity in the diagnoses assigned prior to the diagnosis of autism. In this sample of 406 Medicaid-eligible children, African-Americans were 2.6 times less likely than white children to receive an autism diagnosis on their first specialty care visit.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2861330/

The jury pools in these trials consisted of an average of 27 members from which juries of six people -- which Florida allows in felony trials -- plus an alternate, were seated. Because the eligible jury population in these counties was less than 5% black, jury pools typically included one or two black members. There was not a single black member of the jury pool in almost 40% of the trials.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/23/opinion/anwar-bayer-hjalmarsson-jury-racism/index.html?hpt=hp_bn7

huh it's almost as if it's really, really fuging hard to be black or latino in america because this country still has a significant racism problem to this day but yeah i'm sure the real problem is that minorities got "obamaphones" or what the fug ever

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gotta love science-fiction. let's people who don't know what they're talking about manufacture a dystopian universe to fit their own personal ideology which does not work in the real world and people will continue to buy your dumb books years after you've finally done the world a favor and fuging died already (but not before directly benefiting from the very social programs that you vehemently opposed for much of your miserable life)

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anyway yeah i'm sure it's just the fault of those obummerphones and it's just a quirk of statistics that white people hold on advantage in virtually every measurable aspect of american life, from socioeconomic class, to education, to employment, to incarceration

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Bottom line: Any candidate of either party that says they do not intend on cutting military spending is not serious about reducing the federal deficit.

Cutting government spending has been a major talking point for the GOP since well before President Reagan took office and yet not a single Republican President has been able to accomplish it.

Why? Because the GOP likes spending money on corporate welfare for the Military Industrial Complex even more than Democrats like spending it on the nation's poor and elderly.

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http://tpmdc.talking...oric-trends.php

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Did the early vote yesterday, looked at the names, thought about it for a second and pressed on Gary Johnson. Just couldn't vote for Romney or Obama.

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Watch the election not happen...just sayin :cool:

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Voting for Johnson, I can't vote for Obama after he signed NDAA.

I also hate that he failed on healthcare reform, so he just gave us a republican plan instead.

And the GOP was against too!

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Bottom line: Any candidate of either party that says they do not intend on cutting military spending is not serious about reducing the federal deficit.

Cutting government spending has been a major talking point for the GOP since well before President Reagan took office and yet not a single Republican President has been able to accomplish it.

Why? Because the GOP likes spending money on corporate welfare for the Military Industrial Complex even more than Democrats like spending it on the nation's poor and elderly.Yep Romney wants to increase spending on his defense contractor buddies and drop the tax rate on millionaires from 35% to 25%,how is that going to reduce the deficit?

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http://tpmdc.talking...oric-trends.php

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