Robert Cherry

Politics

Stop the white lies about anti-Asian hate crime

Using FBI data, I computed black and white perpetrators of hate crimes as a percentage of men 18 to 44 years old in their populations

By Robert Cherry

Politics

Don’t let race cloud judgments about 911 calls for the mentally ill

The situations in which police killings of black and white Americans take place are virtually the same

By Robert Cherry

Politics

Why are black Americans likelier to die of COVID than Latinos?

Latino poverty is no less than black poverty and Latino access to quality healthcare is no better than for black Americans

By Robert Cherry

Politics

Don’t defund the police: reform them

We must be firm in our commitment to effect change, but do so without demonizing law enforcement

By Robert Cherry

Trade

No, black-owned businesses probably aren’t losing out more due to the pandemic

Examining businesses with paid employees shows immigrants are hardest hit

By Robert Cherry

Books

How Michelle Obama became a diva

And the media carried on pretending she was flawless

By Robert Cherry

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