Infographic Illustrates The Social, Economic Issues That Black Mothers In The U.S. Face

May 10, 2013  |  

Mother’s Day is Sunday, and while it’s a day to celebrate mom and all she does, it’s also a good time to take a look at all she has to face to get it done.

FinancesOnline.com and Ruby Media Corporation have compiled an infographic with a variety of stats that show some of the socioeconomic hardships black mothers face in the US. For example, according to the graphic, “Black American mothers tend to have more uninsured children than whites and Asians but not Hispanics.”

“Some may find the infographic uncomfortably touching on race issue this Mother’s Day—a happy day for all mothers—but this story presents an opportunity to address an age-old social inequity that extends to this day,” the site says.

We have the full infographic below. Is there anything here that you find shocking?

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