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Black Statsa comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americansis an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating and often surprising information on everything from incarceration rates, lending practices, and the arts to marriage, voting habits, and green jobs, the contextualized material in this book will better attune readers to telling trends while challenging commonly held, yet often misguided, perceptions. A compilation that at once highlights measures of incredible progress and enumerates the disparate impacts of social policies and practices, this book is a critical tool for advocates, educators, and policy makers. Black Stats offers indispensable information that is sure to enlighten discussions and provoke debates about the quality of Black life in the United States todayand help chart the path to a better future.



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Monique W. Morris

Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. is an author, educator, and social justice scholar with more than 20 years of experience in the areas of social and economic justice, juvenile justice, and education. She is the Co-Founder of the National Black Women's Justice Institute (NBWJI) , an organization that conducts research, provides technical assistance, engages in public education, and promotes civic and policy engagement to reduce racial and gender disparities in the justice system affecting Black women, girls and their families. Dr. Morris has served as a lecturer for Saint Mary's College of California and taught at the University of San Francisco and California State University, Sacramento. For more information, visit moniquewmorris.com and follow Dr. Morris on Twitter @MoniqueWMorris.



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