Tag: black families

A girl stands with her mother near the spot where a youth was shot and killed by a policeman November 13, 2007 in Brooklyn, New York. After receiving a 911 call from the youth?s mother, New York City police shot and killed an 18-year-old youth who was armed with a …

Rev. William Owens: What About Black American Children Separated from Their Parents?

“African American children, in particular, have suffered from cultural upheaval, the evil of eugenics disguised as abortion rights, fatherless homes, and policies that have helped destroy families and communities,” he asserted. “Yet no one is calling for relief from their plight. What’s more, their pain and inequality has deeper roots – going all the way back to the failed policies of President Johnson’s Great Society.”