An anti-abortion group in Georgia has placed several billboards around the Atlanta area which feature the words “Black Children are an Endangered Species” next to the image of a Black child.
62 of the billboards above have been erected in 2 majority minority GA counties (Dekalb and Fulton) and the words and image has caused an outcry amongst Black women, who feel that they are being unfairly targeted.
To be fair, I must tell you that the organizers of the campaign are Black as well and have gathered facts that show that GA reports the most abortions of black mothers. As I was watching ABC News late last night, they reported that out of a total of 35,008 abortions in Georgia in 2008, 20, 909 were Black woman, while only 9,900 were White.
They also reported that Black Woman are 1.5x more likely than White women to become pregnant but 3x more likely to have an abortion.
The stats are astounding but before you go into BLACK POWER mode, think about this for a second… Continue Reading…