Ilhan Omar’s district named worst district for black Americans in U.S.

Ilhan Omar’s district named worst district for black Americans in U.S.
Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – She doesn’t have time to worry about her constituents. She’s too busy hating on Israel.]

The district that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) represents in Congress — Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District — is the worst congressional district in the nation for black people, a new study revealed last week.

Financial website 24/7 Wall Street released the details of its study last week that sought to measure “socioeconomic disparities between black and white Americans by congressional districts to identify the worst congressional districts for black Americans.”

Researchers studied several key metrics using data from the U.S. Census Bureau: cost of living-adjusted median household income, unemployment and poverty rates, educational attainment, and homeownership rates.

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The data showed that Omar’s district has the greatest socioeconomic disparities between black and white Americans of any congressional district in the U.S.

“Black area residents are about four times more likely to live below the poverty line than white residents and three times more likely to be unemployed. …” the study said.

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