Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Study of How Discrimination Hurts Iowa

Dana Boone details a study of African-American families in Iowa and Georgia. Some interesting findings:

*Iowa participants reported more discrimination than those in Georgia

*42% of Iowa participants were suspended from school (higher than Georgia)

*30% of Iowa participants experienced trouble with the law (higher than Georgia)

The unequal treatment faced by the Jena 6 is not limited to Louisiana. Dana Boone provides much more here.

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