Separate and... separated.

While researching a response to a forum post about crime and race, I came across this Census information (scroll to "Living Arrangements of Children"). So I made a quick and dirty Excel chart. It's kind of shocking. If you think about it, the majority of black children have grown up in single-parent households since 1983. Those folks would be 24 now, and likely to have kids of their own, who are also growing up without fathers. I don't pretend to have any solutions, but holy shit - is this not a smack in the face?

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