Michelle Obama Speaks About Reluctance of Black Voters; Racial Bias Leads to More Minorities in Foster Care

By The News Nov 15, 2007

Racial Bias Is One Cause For More Children of Color In Foster Care Researchers find that Black, Latino, and other minority children in the United States are more likely to be taken from their homes and placed in foster care than white children. It has been found that white social workers are more likely to be suspicious of parents of color, make judgments on their parental practices, and take drastic actions due to misunderstandings. MSNBC Michelle Obama Confident that "Black Americans Will Wake Up and Get It" In an interview with MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski, Michelle Obama, spoke about the reluctance of Black voters to support her husband’s presidential candidacy calling it a "fear of possibility". the raw story Examination of Brooklyn Youth’s Shooting Puts Focus On Mental Crisis Teams As more is unraveled about Khiel Coppin’s shooting and blame-placing ensues, critics question whether the mental crisis team who visited Coppin’s home earlier that afternoon could have helped prevent his death. New York Times