One parent, who wishes to remain anonymous,
said the course teaches her child to feel guilty. "It's meant to divide and victimize non-whites and condition whites to feel guilty and to be more passive
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Concerned
about the plight of African-American men and boys, several
philanthropic organizations have launched initiatives to improve
opportunities for them to succeed.
Some programs address the structural
bias that leaves these men more likely to be incarcerated, jobless and
disproportionately affected by other social disadvantages.
One of every 15 African-American men is in a U.S. prison or jail
compared with one of every 36 Hispanic men and one of every 106 white
men. Moreover, scores of African-American men are affected by chronic
unemployment, lack of education, poverty and poor health outcomes.
TEXAS -- A new Texas non-profit plans to extend scholarship support to those they say are undersupported in higher education -- white men.
The group, called the Former Majority Association for Equality, was
formed by Texas State University student Colby Bohannan and others and
hopes to provide four $500 scholarships to white men by July (donations
are being accepted via the group's website).
The group's mission statement says that it wants to "provide monetary
aid to those that have found the scholarship application process
difficult because they do not fit into certain categories or any ethnic