On November 2, 2013, Renisha McBride, a 19-year-old African American woman, was killed by 54-year-old homeowner Theodore Wafer after she knocked on his door in a suburb of Detroit.
In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional. Today, U.S. schools are more segregated than they were four decades ago.
Take a look at who makes up the U.S. Senate. As of 2010, two-thirds of U.S. Senators are millionaires.
On December 16, U.S. health officials reported that the average life span in the United States had reached a record high of almost 78 years. The United States still ranks behind other wealthy nations, such as Canada and Japan. Within the United States, race, class, and gender affect the length of life, with more whites …