Education Gaps Don’t Fully Explain Why Black Unemployment Is So High

August 27, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Topic

By Gillian B. White, originally posted at the Atlantic. The economy is improving: Nationally, unemployment is about 5 percent, down from 10 percent in 2009. But for black Americans, the unemployment rate is much higher—for them, the economy is still a disaster. Unemployment among blacks was 9.5 percent during the third quarter of 2015 compared to only 4.5 percent for … Read More

African American Employment

August 27, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Topic

Originally posted at Black Demographics. In 2012 The U.S Census Bureau released a report that studied the history of marriage in the United States. They discovered some startling statistics when calculating marriage by race. They found that African Americans age 35 and older were more likely to be married than White Americans from 1890 until … Read More

Connecting Faith and Sports can be Challenging

August 24, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Jeff Brumley, originally posted at Baptist News. John White has competed against some of the world’s top athletes — and ministered to still more of them. “I raced against [future three-time Tour de France winner] Greg LeMond once and he would never know this, but I beat him in a small race in Ohio,” said … Read More

Sports and Christianity: How Should Christians Handle Competition?

August 23, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted at Jason Staples. A couple days ago, a friend pointed me to, “Sports Fanatics,” a Christianity Today article in which Shirl James Hoffman (author of the book, Good Game: Christianity and the Culture of Sports, from which the article is taken) argues that (mainly Evangelical) Christianity’s relationship with sports has ultimately been detrimental to … Read More