African American Poverty Rates Highest In Four Years

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بالاترین نرخ فقر و بدبختی سیاه پوستان آمریکایی در 4 سال گذشته
با توجه به آمارمنتشر شده توسط اداره سرشماری ایالت متحده، برای چهارمین سال متوالی نرخ فقر آمریکایی های آفریقایی تبار بیش از دو برابر آمریکایی های سفید پوست است. هم چنین نرخ فقر آمریکایی های آفریقایی تبار 27.4 درصد اعلام شده است که تقریبا چیزی حدود دو برابر نرخ کلی فقر در کل ایالت متحده می باشد. نرخ کل فقر در امریکا برابر 15.1 در صد گزارش شده است. دریک بویکین عضو گروه رهبری آمریکایی های آفریقایی تبار در "سازمان نان برای جهان" گفت : این اعداد و ارقام تعجب برانگیز گویای همه چیز می باشد در واقع آمار و ارقام، نرخ فقر آمریکایی های آفریقایی تبار را دو برابر نرخ فقر سفید پوستان نشان می دهد که نشان دهنده ی بی عدالتی و رنج های اجتماعی موجود ...view middle of the document...

بنا بر گزارش های منتشر شده توسط اداره آمار و سرشماری، آمریکایی های اسپانیایی تبار هم وضع بهتری از سیاهان ندارند. گفتنی است نرخ فقر برای این قشر از آمریکایی ها در سال 2009 میلادی 26.6 درصد رشد داشته است. البته نرخ فقر برای کودکان اسپانیایی تبار، شاهد افزایشی 35 درصدی بوده است.

African-American Poverty Rates Highest In Four years
Written by Sentinel News Service,
For a fourth year in a row, the African-American poverty rate more than doubled that of non-Hispanic white Americans, according to 2010 data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. At 27.4 percent, the African-American poverty rate also nearly doubled the overall U.S. poverty rate-15.1 percent.
"The figures are both startling and very telling," said Rev. Derrick Boykin, associate for African-American Leadership Outreach at Bread for the World. "That the African-American poverty rate is twice as high as the poverty rate for whites reveals that African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately from social injustices."
African-American children suffered from poverty at an even higher rate-39.1 percent. Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released annual food insecurity data revealing that 25.1 percent of African-Americans were reported hungry in 2010. Widespread and prolonged unemployment, among...

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