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  1. Black Army Officers Have Less Job Security

    Racial inequalities are apparently still rife in one of America’s oldest institutions: the Army. Budget cuts and the subsequent cull of U.S. Army majors are hitting African-American officers disproportionately hard. Just over five percent of white majors have been dismissed, but nearly 10 percent of African-American and eight percent of Hispanic majors have received pink slips. The Army board claims to have taken performance evaluations into account, but did it consider race?

    USA Today

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