black men

Will Maryland Join Other States In Releasing Prisoners Due To COVID-19?

March 25, 2020

Gov. Larry Hogan has earned praise for his response to COVID-19. But Maryland leads the nation in jailing young Black men, and advocates say he’s failing to protect Maryland’s prison population.

The US Labor Market Is Deteriorating for Black Men

The US Labor Market Is Deteriorating for Black Men

May 16, 2019

By Dean Baker / CEPR. The April jobs report was, for the most part, pretty good news. The overall unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent, a level not seen in almost 50 years. The survey of businesses showed the economy generated more than 260,000 new jobs in the month — a very strong pace of…

Ford: Zimmerman’s Acquittal Exposes the American Psyches’ Racist Reasoning

July 15, 2013

Glen Ford: Prosecution was unable to prove Zimmerman’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt because it’s thought to be “reasonable” to profile young black men as criminals