Society in the South evolved ensuing the emancipation of slaves after the Civil War. The Reconstruction of the South ended in 1877 and only added to the bad racial tensions in the region. Whites instituted laws that held blacks back from education, jobs, and participating in many forms of government. Lynching of blacks became rather prevalent and reached fever pitch in the 1890s all across the United States, but mostly in the South. Lynching escalated during the 1920s and Texas ranked third among states between the years 1885 and 1942 with approximately 468, including 339 blacks. The only states that had more lynching incidents were Mississippi and Georgia.

#i cant breathe
#racialg gaps
#police violence

https://wacohistory.org/items/show/55

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Native Americans (American Indians and Alaska Natives) have a greater chance of having diabetes than any other US racial group. Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, a costly condition that requires dialysis or kidney transplant for survival. Kidney failure can be delayed or prevented by controlling blood pressure and blood sugar and by taking medicines that protect the kidneys. Good diabetes care includes regular kidney testing and education about kidney disease and treatment. Kidney failure from diabetes among Native Americans was the highest of any race. However, this has declined the fastest since the Indian Health Service (IHS) began using population health and team-based approaches to diabetes and kidney care, a potential model for other populations.

#Native American
#RacialDiscrimination
#RacialGgaps

https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/aian-diabetes/index.html

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The rates of disability among U.S. children are increasing, with the highest rate of disability among Native American children, according to a newly released brief by the U.S. Census Bureau.

More than 3 million children in the U.S. had a disability in 2019, slightly up from data collected more than a decade ago.

But a disproportionate number of Native American children (5.9%) had a disability, followed by children of more than one race (5.2%) and Black children (5.1%). Household income also appeared to play a role, with 6.5% of children living below the poverty line having a disability, as compared to 3.8% of children living in families with incomes above the poverty threshold.

#Native American children
#American Indian
#RacialDiscrimination

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/native-american-children-higher-rates-disability/story?id=76841563

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According to the South Dakota Attorney General’s directory of missing persons, as of March 28, there are 90 missing persons in the state. Sixty-two of them are Indigenous; nearly 70%.Of those 62 missing Indigenous persons, 47 of them (76%) were 18-years-old or younger at the time they went missing. Of those 47, 30 are female.According to a report from the Urban Indian Health Institute, data on missing and murdered indigenous women in cities is difficult to find. Two researchers from the institute asked 71 cities for data on missing or murdered indigenous women. 60 percent either didn’t respond or only had partial data. It turns out many didn’t keep track of race.

#Native American
#Indian massacre
#RacialGgaps

https://www.keloland.com/keloland-com-original/not-to-be-forgotten-missing-and-indigenous-in-south-dakota/

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