Study examines black Virginians' econ...

Study examines black Virginians' economic outcomes

There are 5 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Apr 30, 2012, titled Study examines black Virginians' economic outcomes. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

Black Virginians have made educational and economic gains over the past three decades, but they continue to lag far behind their white counterparts, according to a University of Virginia study.

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Jake

Colorado Springs, CO

#1 Apr 30, 2012
"Black Virginians have made educational and economic gains over the past three decades, but they continue to lag far behind their white counterparts"

Isn't that true all across America?

I mean blacks lagging far behind.

Maybe if they put some pep in their step and quit their shuffling and got of CPT(colored peoples time) they might make a little more progress.
kunta

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Apr 30, 2012
Jake wrote:
"Black Virginians have made educational and economic gains over the past three decades, but they continue to lag far behind their white counterparts"
Isn't that true all across America?
I mean blacks lagging far behind.
Maybe if they put some pep in their step and quit their shuffling and got of CPT(colored peoples time) they might make a little more progress.
slavery got stuff done
Carter

Charlottesville, VA

#3 May 1, 2012
Jake wrote:
"Black Virginians have made educational and economic gains over the past three decades, but they continue to lag far behind their white counterparts"
Isn't that true all across America?
I mean blacks lagging far behind.
Maybe if they put some pep in their step and quit their shuffling and got of CPT(colored peoples time) they might make a little more progress.
What color people are you talking about? There's the black ,brown,tan ,white, red,and the bi- color so who are you speaking of?

“Obsidian Princess”

Since: Sep 09

louisiana

#4 May 1, 2012
excellent article!

people are always talking about the plight of blk american people without considering the ramafications of our historical past that has contributed to our present situations.

i rarely see articles come from a historical perspective when trying speaking on our people.

anyway, why is everyone so focused on us?

“Obsidian Princess”

Since: Sep 09

louisiana

#5 May 1, 2012
Jake wrote:
"Black Virginians have made educational and economic gains over the past three decades, but they continue to lag far behind their white counterparts"
Isn't that true all across America?
I mean blacks lagging far behind.
Maybe if they put some pep in their step and quit their shuffling and got of CPT(colored peoples time) they might make a little more progress.
ha ha! doo-doo mouth, even though we "lag behind" our white counterparts in a few areas, your people have had WAY more opportunities and time to be further along then what you actually are.

having 20% less assets then a people who did not have to endure slavery, institutional racism, employment discrimination, housing discriminations, etc.. etc... is a MONUMENTAL achievement..and still we rise.

you just keep your "occupy" movements up you dirty peasant. your gonna need all the practice protesting that you can get!

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