My oldest son, Kobi, talked to me about the Texas police shootings first thing this morning. This made me reflect on the situation.
The odds are not in favor for Blacks, Hispanics, or minorities in general, but this doesn’t mean we have to keep adding to the statistics. Create your future. Overcome the odds. Violence against violence is not the answer. I beat many odds to get my PhD. It wasn’t easy, but I’m glad I took that road instead of many other roads that would have led me to become another statistic.
About half of all gang members are black or Hispanic.
On average over 4000 black men are killed by black men annually.
In 2015, 33% of African-American and 23 % Latino adults had at least a 2-year college degree compared to 47% of whites.