United Nations ‘Concerned’ About Treatment of Blacks in America

United Nations ‘Concerned’ About Treatment of Blacks in America

Group calls for country to address structural racism in statement.

by #teamEBONY, February 5, 2016

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United Nations ‘Concerned’ About Treatment of Blacks in America

In an effort to address racism in America, the United Nations has released a statement detailing several concerns about the country's treatment of African Americans.

The statement comes from the United Nations' Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent. It listed several concerns that highlighted racial disparities such as police brutality, mass incarceration and the school-to-prison pipeline.



Click here to read the U.N.'s full statement.





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