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I work in a small non-profit in a rural Maryland town. We have quite a variety of programs given our size, a lot of them geared to helping poor, underprivileged children. The children are mostly black. There is a big divide in our community, but not terrible animus, between whites and blacks. Of course, there are rich blacks and many poor whites; overall, however, the black community is much poorer and has more challenges than the white community.
In our summer youth camp for underprivileged elementary school kids, one hundred percent of them are black. We also have a mentoring program aimed at kids who have no good role models at home. The parents might be on drugs and are neglectful. The home might be fatherless. You know the scenarios.