Half a century into the war on poverty in the United States, how are minorities faring?
The measure still used globally for obesity actually does not measure fat.
Adults consume too much salt, in a staggering 181 of 187 countries studied
Since 2000, the wage gap between white and black Americans has increased dramatically.
Black unemployment rate is consistently twice that of whites.
Incarceration of black Americans is over three times their 12.2% share of the U.S. population.
The education gap between black and white students is still large.
The wealth gap between whites and blacks has reached record levels.
For all the recent hype, inequality and joblessness stifle the dynamic growth of Africa’s middle class.