Black and White America compared as if they were countries

May 5, 2015

The Economist made a simple yet effective comparison of Black America and White America against metrics of countries that are part of the Human Development Index and the OECD. In incarcerations and homicides, you see Black America (red line) at and towards the bottom.

Black America as a country

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