“race” Charts

#Ferguson Profiling? »

Ferguson police are much more likely to stop, search and arrest African-American drivers than white ones. When stopped, blacks are…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 1493
Score: 14

Race Distribution in the NFL (2014) »

Blacks are the majority in the NFL, but did you know that there are actually zero black kickers in the…

Noah Maney
by: Noah Maney
views: 241
Score: 11

White People: Blinded by Privilege? »

Most black people (much more so than white people) say that blacks face a lot of discrimination. And they would…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 457
Score: 10

Racial Distinctions within the New Senate »

The newly elected members of the Senate are meant to be an embodiment of the American people and representative of…

Lauren G.
by: Lauren G.
views: 253
Score: 7

#WeNeedDiverseBooks »

Have you seen the #WeNeedDiverseBooks hashtag? This chart shows why it's true. Of 3,200 recently published children's books received by…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 391
Score: 6

Confidence in the Police Starkly Differs by Race »

Well over half of white Americans place a "great deal" or "a lot" of confidence in the police. On the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 4780
Score: 5

College Opportunity: Who Makes It Through the Bottleneck? »

Many occupations require a college education, and the economic returns to a BA are, on average, sizeable. It is therefore…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 418
Score: 5

Why Are So Many Young Black Men Behind Bars? »

This chart shows the estimated number of male inmates held in custody in state or federal prisons or in local…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 123
Score: 5

How Well Does The Government Represent You? »

Even though women and people of color can run for office, they have a hard time being elected. Our current…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 156
Score: 4

Got Diversity? See How The US Government Measures Up »

Currently the 113th Congress is the most diverse ever, yet 82% is white and 81% is male. Of the nine…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 299
Score: 4

Has Racism Been Forgotten Too Quickly by White Americans? »

A shocking 80% of white Americans believe that the high rate of incarceration of black Americans is not due to…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 269
Score: 4

Michael Brown Case Reveals Millennials' Racial Sensitivities »

Millennials are 15 percentage points more likely than Americans over the age of 65 to say that the shooting of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 197
Score: 4

#Ferguson - Who Do Police Target? »

When black people make up 60% of the population, but 92% of those who were involved in police searches, you…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 378
Score: 4

Do You Live Near a Hazardous Site? What Race Can Tell You »

A study in Massachusetts found that 24 of the 30 most environmentally overburdened communities in the state are communities of…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 296
Score: 4

If Justice is Colorblind, then Injustice Only Sees Color... »

There is an significant overrepresentation of nonwhites among those wrongly convicted of crimes. Even more unsettling, there is a particularly…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 598
Score: 4

Why Dogs Really Aren't "Man's Best Friend" »

Drug-sniffing dogs aren't just often inaccurate, they are extremely susceptible to the influence of their handlers. Search points designed to…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 196
Score: 3

Smile, You're White »

The rate of depression is significantly higher in White's than in the minorities that they are said to discriminate against.…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 108
Score: 3

Mute Minorities: the 113th Congress »

White (not hispanic)s constituted 62.6% of the United States population in 2013. This means that Congress fails to represent the…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 201
Score: 3

Racial Wealth Gap Highest in Recorded History »

The disparity in median wealth ratios of whites compared to blacks and hispanics is the highest since the Census Bureau…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 197
Score: 3

Why is Race Still Such a Partisan Issue? »

Republicans historically perceive high-profile, white-on-black crime stories - like the Trayvon Martin and ongoing Michael Brown cases - as focusing…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 113
Score: 3

Race Gaps in Early Years Development »

Wide gaps in developmental opportunities during the critical early years signal the existence of an important bottleneck. A child who…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 203
Score: 3

The Apartheid of Children's Literature »

"Of 3,200 children’s books published in 2013, just 93 were about black people."

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 75
Score: 3

How much work will it take to achieve racial equality? »

In a recent PEW survey, Americans were asked "How much more needs to be done in order to achieve racial…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 198
Score: 3

Black Weed Offenders 300% More Likely Imprisoned »

The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice found that, in California, blacks were imprisoned at 13x the rate of non-black…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 265
Score: 3

Do We Still See Racism as a Problem in the United States? »

There remains a gulf between white and black Americans' views on whether or not racism still constitutes a problem in…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 155
Score: 2

Asian/White's Have Better Experience With Police Than Blacks »

Even though 65.2% of people stopped by police were White, 77.6% of them believed the police acted properly. On the…

Joseph Abay
by: Joseph Abay
views: 160
Score: 2

The Drug War - Not So Hidden Racism »

African Americans are disproportionately incarcerated on drug related charges. Clearly the drug war is an instrument of, at least, institutional…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 174
Score: 2

5 Worst States for Black Children »

African-American children face several barriers to success. This study rated states on 12 factors, from educational access to socioeconomic status…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 188
Score: 2

Who Runs for Office in America? By Race »

White Americans disproportionately run for public office at much higher rates than minorities do: while making up two-thirds of the…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 31
Score: 2

Obama Approval Ratings: August 18-24, 2014 »

Demographic breakdown of Obama's approval ratings as of this past week. Note the polarizing effect of party politics. Republicans approve…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 170
Score: 2

Viewing Ferguson Through The Lens Of Race »

When it comes to Ferguson, there's a serious divide between white and black Americans' opinions regarding the issue of race.…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 121
Score: 2

How Many Men You Know Have Been to Prison? »

The sad truth is, the racial makeup of the community you grew up in may have a lot to do…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 72
Score: 2

#Ferguson - Do These Police Look Like These People? »

In Ferguson, Missouri, the town where unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed last Saturday, over 60 percent of…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 237
Score: 2

Fueled by ALEC, Racial Discrimination Grows Behind Bars »

Nationally, the incarceration rate for African-American men is 6.7 percent, but it is nearly double in Wisconsin, at 13 percent.…

PRWatch.org
by: PRWatch.org
views: 137
Score: 2

Unemployment Inequality in America Still Alive and Well »

Although economic conditions have improved since 1963, severe inequality persists. Poverty rates are down and education levels are up, but…

PRWatch.org
by: PRWatch.org
views: 76
Score: 2

Who's America Do You Represent? »

In the House of Representatives, incessantly plagued with partisan gridlock, much strife comes from the ever-present need to satiate constituents…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 107
Score: 2
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