Black Men in America Today

Poll Reveals a Contradictory Portrait Shaded With Promise and Doubt. Black men in America today are deeply divided over the way they see themselves and their country.

Black men report the same ambitions as most Americans -- for career success, a loving marriage, children, respect. And yet most are harshly critical of other black men, associating the group with irresponsibility and crime.

Black men describe a society rife with ... Full Story »

Posted by Peggy Kruse

See All Reviews »

Review

Taylor Bernal
3.8
by Taylor Bernal - Nov. 18, 2009

The information gathered in this survey is interesting, but it would have been more beneficial to ask experts in fields of African American Studies, Psychology, Sociology, etc. to speak on the issues presented in this article as well as interpreting the survey results.

And while such negative views were held across the board, better-educated, affluent black men are most likely to criticize black men for not taking education seriously enough.

See All Reviews »

Taylor's Rating

Overall
3.8

Good
from 12 answers
Quality
3.6
Facts
4.0
Fairness
4.0
Sourcing
3.0
Style
4.0
Context
3.0
Depth
3.0
Enterprise
4.0
Relevance
4.0
Popularity
4.5
Recommendation
4.0
Credibility
5.0
More How our ratings work »