ERIC Number: ED123309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: 0
White Control and Minority Oppression. Fact Sheets on Institutional Racism.
Foundation for Change, Inc., New York, NY.; Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., New York, NY.
Salient facts about white control and minority oppression are provided for major areas such as the economy, health, housing, education, the media, government, and the census. Economic data on white control cover topics such as wealth, the stock exchange, businesses, banks, union control and membership, and others. Data per training to minority oppression address median income, income and education, poverty and unemployment. Minority oppression in the health field is examined in terms of life expectancy, death rates, birth, health care, and diseases. Findings of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for 1974, banking realtors, suburbs and jobs, segregation and rents, and ownership and quality issues are examined under housing. The section on education addresses white control over school boards, professional staffs, and college faculty. Minority oppression information includes a minority profile, suspensions, college, and representation in various professions. White control of the news media addresses newspapers, magazines, publishing, T.V. and radio broadcasting. White control of government discusses the presidency, congress, elected officials, government agencies, federal employees, and others. Facts on minority oppression and government include punishment, sentencing, bail, prisons, and jailers. Judges, attorneys, the military, and punishment are the focus of a section on the courts in government. The census section notes that minorities are undercounted for 1970. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Census Figures, Controlled Environment, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Economic Climate, Educational Opportunities, Ethnic Groups, Health Needs, Housing Opportunities, Institutional Environment, Institutional Role, Mass Media, Minority Group Influences, Minority Groups, Racial Differences, Racial Discrimination, Racial Factors, Racial Relations, Racism, Social Discrimination, Statistical Data, Worksheets
Foundation for Change, Inc., 1841 Broadway, New York, New York 10023 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Change, Inc., New York, NY.; Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., New York, NY.