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|Nationally, for every 100 Black males entering kindergarten only 3 are projected to graduate from college: Only 44 (44.3%) are projected to graduate from high school Of the 44 high school graduates, only 10 (23%) are projected to be college ready Of the 10 who enroll in college, only 3 (34.2%) are projected to graduate|
|71% Of Black Children are born without there father.|
|Black Children were more likely to grown up with both of their parents during slavery than they are today.|
|Of the 8.4 million Black Familes in the US. 2.0 million, or 24 percent, are married couples with their own children.|
|The net worth of a Black family in America is $6,100 versus $67,000 for a White family.|
|53% of Black men aged 25-34 are either unemployed or earn too little to lift a family of four from poverty.|
|69% of Black children in America cannot read at grade level in the 4th grade, compared with 29% among White children.|
|7% of Black 8th-graders perform math at grade level.|
Blacks make up only 3.2% of lawyers, 3% of doctors, and less than 1% of architects in America. Many of these are Black women.
In 2006 72% of the Masters degrees that were giving out by historicall black colleges and universities were earned by black women. (Much Love Sisters! but we have balance this out a little....we need some earning power too!)
|55% of black men in the Unitied state do not have a High school diploma.|
19% of African Americans age 25 and over have a bachelor's degree or higher.
|• Percentage of white parents of preschool children in 2007 who read to their children every day: 67% • Percentage of black parents of preschool children in 2007 who read to their children every day: 35%|
|• Percentage of white parents of preschool children in 2007 who believe that it is important to teach their children the alphabet: 66% • Percentage of black parents of preschool children in 2007 who believe that it is important to teach their children the alphabet: 43%|
|• Number of births per 1,000 white females ages 15 to 19 in 2006: 26.6 • Number of births per 1,000 black females ages 15 to 19 in 2006: 63.7|