What percentage of African Americans are in politics?

Answer According to the Washington Post in August of 2008, 12 percent of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 12 percent of Senators were African American politicians. In 2008, 25 states had a... Read More »

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What percentage of African Americans live in poverty?

In 2007 the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that 24 percent of African Americans lived at or below the poverty level. That same year, the Census Bureau reported that the unemployment rate for blacks wa... Read More »

What percentage of African-Americans speak Spanish?

According to CensusScope and the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), African-Americans account for over 12 percent of the total North American population; approximately four percent of African-Ameri... Read More »

How many African-Americans were in the first African-American Senate?

Hiram Revels of Mississippi was the first and only African-American in the first African American U.S. Senate, in 1870. He was a steadfast opponent of racial segregation after the American Civil Wa... Read More »

Now that an African American is POTUS, will African Americans start tipping in Restaurants?

There are some idiots out there who live in a state of denial. The truth is that some blacks are bad tippers, and it is a cultural thing as suggested above (although not an imperative). This is not... Read More »