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How to be an American
Transcript of How to be an American
checkpoints were black latino. 97 percent of body searches reveal no
contraband Black women have the highest likelihood of being strip-searched of all U.S citizens Interstate 95 in Maryland:
21 percent of drivers are racial minorites. 80 percent of drivers pulled over and searched
are racial minorities. Those found possessing drugs are evenly split between whites and
minorities I am what time, circumstance history, have made me, certainly, but i am also much more than that so are we all - James Baldwin In the 1995, the average white family had over 8 times the wealth of the average nonwhite family
Even at the same income levels, whites had twice as much wealth as nonwhites Wealth is passed down in many ways 50-80% of one's lifetime wealth and depends on opportunities created by past generations-gifts, informal loans, a good education, and job connections Supreme Court Justice O'Connor made the observation that, of course, this is a white country. So, if this is a white country, what does it mean if you're not white? What is your place?- John a. Powell Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothign can be changed until it is faced- James Baldwinr America is God's crucible, the great Melting Pot where all the races of Europe are melting reforming! German, Jew and Russion_ into the crucible with you all! Only "free white persons... shall be entitled to the rights of citizenship." -1970 naturalization Act,. united States No one was white before he/she came to America. It took generations and a vast amouitn of boercion before this became a white county- James Baldwin