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The next time someone passes around one of these tired myths, if you can resist smacking them in the mouth, pass on some real data to them, or at least encourage them to do some research themselves before passing lies as truth.

1 There are more Black men in prison than in college.

  • As late as 2004, the US Census reported that there were 864,000 Black men in college.
  • Out of the 40 million-plus African Americans that the 2008 Census found, less than one million are in jail or prison.

jail or college “Whoever controls the images, controls your self-esteem, self-respect, and self-development. Whoever controls the history, controls the vision.” -Dr. Leonard Jeffries

See also THIS article.

2 Black people, particularly Black men, are lazy.

  • According to the US Census Bureau, 68.1% of all Black men and 62.3% of Black women over the age of 16 are in the civilian labor force.

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