Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-First Century

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$14.95  $13.90
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New Press
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240
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5.4 X 8.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.64 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
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9781595589194

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About the Author

Monique W. Morris, Ed.D., president of Grantmakers for Girls of Color and founder of the National Black Women's Justice Institute, is the author of several books, including Pushout, Black Stats, and Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues (all from The New Press). Her work has been featured by NPR, the New York Times, MSNBC, Essence, The Atlantic, TED, the Washington Post, Education Week, and others. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.Khalil Gibran Muhammad is the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library and the author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America.

Reviews

"As things are, our opinions upon the Negro are more matters of faith than of knowledge."
--W.E.B. Du Bois, "The Study of the Negro Problems" (1898)

"Data help us understand how far we have come, and how far we have to go toward the realization of equal justice. "Black Stats" is an important resource for anyone seeking a better understanding of the status of Black America."
--Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP

""Black Stats" is an important resource for anyone seeking a better understanding of the status of Black America."
Benjamin Todd Jealous, former President and CEO, NAACP
"Thank you, Monique Morris, for this gift of knowledge. "Black Stats" is a brilliant and needed work. We can no longer claim that we didn t know the depth of our crises or the wealth of our resources and resilience available to counter them. Now that we have the data, we must use it strategically to move our people the nation and this troubled world forward."
Susan L. Taylor, Founder & CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine
""Black Stats" is a great tool offering descriptive statistics on the condition of our nation's promise of freedom, justice, equality and economic opportunity for all."
Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League"
"Black Stats is an important resource for anyone seeking a better understanding of the status of Black America."
--Benjamin Todd Jealous, former President and CEO, NAACP

"Thank you, Monique Morris, for this gift of knowledge. Black Stats is a brilliant and needed work. We can no longer claim that we didn't know the depth of our crises or the wealth of our resources and resilience available to counter them. Now that we have the data, we must use it strategically to move our people--the nation and this troubled world--forward."
--Susan L. Taylor, Founder & CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine

"Black Stats is a great tool offering descriptive statistics on the condition of our nation's promise of freedom, justice, equality and economic opportunity for all."
--Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League