Low-Income Whites Live In Better Neighborhoods Than Middle-Class Blacks

- By Bossip Staff

…According to a new study, race does hinder Americans from living in lovely locales, the Washington Post reports. Researchers at Stanford Graduate School of Education found that poor whites live in better neighborhoods than middle-class Blacks. This leaves African Americans more likely to face higher crime, pitiful schools, and other social issues. A Black household with an annual income of $50,000 is typically in neighborhoods where the median income is $43,000. White Households that make about one-fifth of that, $13,000, typically live in neighborhoods where the median income is $45,000.

[Madamenoire]


Move Over Housewives: Working Moms Raise Children Less Likely To Be Concerned With Gender Roles

A new study finds that working mothers raise children that are less likely to conform to gender roles. This means daughters are more likely to “lean in” towards corporate America and sons are more likely to participate in more household duties, Vox reports… A Harvard Business School report says that it has a positive effect on children. “Daughters of working moms grow up to earn more money,” Vox said, “because daughters of working moms are more likely to be employed and more likely to be employed in a supervisory role.”

[Madamenoire]


Papa Pope Breaks Down Why Worshipping The Confederate Flag Is A “Scandal”

Joe Morton, best known these days as Papa Pope from the hit TV show Scandal, recently appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore to discuss the sacrilegious symbol and he did so while in full character. “You are some funny, funny people,”…Pope began. “For you it’s always summertime and the living is easy. Your daddy’s rich and your momma’s good looking. You’re a Confederate, a proud Southern white boy with a Bible in your hand and a shotgun in your pickup truck. A southern white boy with the shame of slavery running through your veins. You are a bigot.”…

[HipHopWired]


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