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CBS: Detroit half illiterate.


Look at the blatant propaganda on this CBS news page. It shows a picture of a white woman. Detroit is less than 7% white. Clearly we are talking about black people in the article, but CBS shows a picture of a white person.

Further, CBS cites Pontiac and Southfield. These are Detroit’s two blackest suburbs. Let’s examine.

Detroit (Approx. 85% Black. 7% Hispanic. 7% White.): 47% Functionally Illiterate

Pontiac (Approx. 57% Black. 25% White. 15% Hispanic. 3% Other.): 34% Functionally Illiterate

Southfield (Approx. 60% Black. 33% White. 4% Asian. 3% Hispanic.): 24% Functionally Illiterate

As you can see by the data, we are clearly talking about blacks and Hispanics. As the population of white people rises, so does the literacy rate. So why does CBS insert a picture of a white person at the top of the article? This is tantamount to slander against white people.

From CBS…

According to a new report, 47 percent of Detroiters are  ”functionally illiterate.” The alarming new statistics were released by the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund on Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950 spoke with the Fund’s Director, Karen Tyler-Ruiz, who explained exactly what this means.

“Not able to fill out basic forms, for getting a job — those types of basic everyday (things). Reading a prescription; what’s on the bottle, how many you should take… just your basic everyday tasks,” she said.

“I don’t really know how they get by, but they do. Are they getting by well? Well, that’s another question,” Tyler-Ruiz said.

Some of the Detroit suburbs also have high numbers of functionally illiterate: 34 percent in Pontiac and 24 percent in Southfield.