TMS_S2E7 | Black Americans Should Reconsider Their Allegiance to the Democratic Party
May 15th, 2018 by themindfullnessshow
The Mindfullness Show is written and produced by Josiah Samuel Harry. Music by Josiah Harry, Jr.
S2E7 Show Notes:
[01:34] Hot Takes: Humans will colonize Mars by the year 2030.
[03:08] Main Segment: Have black people made any significant progress under Democrats? What recent landmark piece of legislation has the Democratic Party sponsored that has furthered the advancement of black people? What has the Democratic Party continually offered to blacks in exchange for their votes? Empty promises?
[25:24] The Best Things I Heard Today: Two dogs that were missing for 10 days in Puna, Hawaii were found unharmed. Stephanie Taylor has been honored with a special award for her remarkable 20 years of dedicated service to the homeless and at-risk youth at Covenant House Michigan.
Sources for this episode: "50 years after the Kerner Commission" by the Economic Policy Institute. "Report: No progress for African Americans on homeownership, unemployment and incarceration in 50 years" by Tracy Jan. "White families have nearly 10 times the net worth of black families. And the gap is growing" by Tracy Jan. "White people are really confident that things are getting better for black people" by Tracy Jan. "Americans misperceive racial economic equality" by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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