Ask Black America: What are the Four Biggest Issues that Plague Black America?
One of the critiques that many black Americans have about politicians at the local and national level is that black issues have been left on the back-burner. Many African Americans are very loyal to the Democratic Party, even though many of the issues that affect the core of black America were left entirely off the Democratic Party’s platform. Issues such as poverty, gun violence, overcrowded prisons, unequal educational systems and black unemployment have hammered millions of black Americans, but these topics rarely receive an audience in Washington.
So, we took to our Facebook page to ask YBW readers this question: If you had to name the four greatest problems in black America, what would they be?
Here are some of the replies: