83% of people in tech jobs at Google are men and about 94% are White or Asian. In senior management positions, 79% are men and about 95% are White or Asian.
Google Diversity

83% of people in tech jobs at Google are men and about 94% are White or Asian. In senior management positions, 79% are men and about 95% are White or Asian.

Google Diversity

By their fourteenth birthday, African American children whose fathers do not have a high school diploma are more likely than not to see their fathers incarcerated.
Ten economic facts about crime and incarceration in the United States
By their fourteenth birthday, African American children whose fathers do not have a high school diploma are more likely than not to see their fathers incarcerated.

Ten economic facts about crime and incarceration in the United States

“The 2002 ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey found that one-quarter of Australia’s Indigenous population (aged 15 years and older) had been victims of physical or threatened violence in the twelve months preceding the survey. This was double the corresponding victimisation rate for non-Indigenous Australians and double the rate reported for Indigenous Australians back in 1994.”
Weatherburn, D. (2014). Arresting incarceration: Pathways out of Indigenous imprisonment.
“By the time they reached the age of 23, more than three quarters of the New South Wales Indigenous population had been cautioned by police, referred to a youth justice conference or convicted of an offence in a New South Wales criminal court.”
Weatherburn, D. (2014). Arresting incarceration: Pathways out of Indigenous imprisonment.

Between 1984 and 1994, the death rate for young black males reached 1 percent—double the rate of soldiers fighting in Iraq.

Raise the crime rate

Black men in their 20s and early 30s without a high school diploma … [are] more likely to be behind bars than to have a job.

Prison and the Poverty Trap

The results indicate that black and Hispanic homebuyers pay premiums of around 3 percent on average across the four cities – differences that are not explained by variation in buyer income, wealth or access to credit.

Bayer, P., Casey, M., Ferreria, F., McMillan, R. (2012). Price Discrimination in the Housing Market. NBER Working Paper No. 18069.

Willful ignorance (via Amy Berg)

Willful ignorance (via Amy Berg)


For African Americans, the last 50 years have been marked by extremely high unemployment occasionally interrupted by periods of merely high unemployment.

For African Americans, 50 years of high unemployment

For African Americans, the last 50 years have been marked by extremely high unemployment occasionally interrupted by periods of merely high unemployment.

For African Americans, 50 years of high unemployment

In 2009, for every dollar of wealth the average white household had, black households only had two cents.

The disappearing black middle class

Uninsured children by poverty status, age, race and Hispanic origin


In 2007, 8.1 million children under 18 years old were without health insurance. Children in poverty and Hispanic children were more likely to be uninsured.


20 facts about inequality everyone should know

Uninsured children by poverty status, age, race and Hispanic origin

In 2007, 8.1 million children under 18 years old were without health insurance. Children in poverty and Hispanic children were more likely to be uninsured.

20 facts about inequality everyone should know

An African-American child raised in a lower-class family is 37% less likely to become a professional basketball player than is an African-American child raised in a middle- or upper-class family.

Dubrow, J. & Adams, J. (2010). Hoop inequalities: Race, class and family structure background and the odds of playing in the National Basketball Association. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, November 2010.

(Source: web.hbr.org)

Almost one third (29%) of the Indigenous juveniles in custody had been in custody ten or more times.
2009 NSW Young People in Custody Health Survey

Almost one third (29%) of the Indigenous juveniles in custody had been in custody ten or more times.

2009 NSW Young People in Custody Health Survey

Both within each decade and across time, White respondents were more likely to see decreases in bias against Blacks as related to increases in bias against Whites—consistent with a zero-sum view of racism among Whites—whereas Blacks were less likely to see the two as linked.

Norton, M. & Sommers, S. (2011). Whites see racism as a zero-sum game that they are now losingPerspectives on Psychological Science, 6(3), 215-218.