Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Race and Ethnicity Kamala Harris stated on July 20, 2023 in a speech to the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority: Florida “decided middle school students will be taught that enslaved people benefited from slavery.” Kamala Harris stated on April 21, 2023 in an interview with Noticias Telemundo: "Latino small businesses are 1 in 4 new businesses, but only 1% of venture capital funding goes to Latino businesses." Raphael Warnock stated on October 14, 2022 in a debate: “Black women are 3 to 4 times more likely to die (from maternal mortality) even when they have the insurance and the income.” American Leadership Action stated on September 1, 2022 in an ad: As a mayor, "John Fetterman chased down an innocent, unarmed Black man," wielded a shotgun and "falsely accused the man, triggering a confrontation with police." USA Freedom Fund stated on May 11, 2022 in an attack ad: “Kathy Barnette wants to build a statue of Barack Obama right next to the one of Abraham Lincoln on Capitol Hill." Tim Scott stated on April 28, 2021 in a GOP response to President Joe Biden's speech: Says Democrats blocked his efforts at police reform. Terry McAuliffe stated on April 6, 2021 in a debate.: “I restored felons’ rights - 173,000 - more than any governor in the history of America.” TikTok posts stated on June 5, 2020 in on social media: “Central Park actually used to be a town called Seneca Village” founded by African Americans in 1825. Facebook posts stated on June 11, 2020 in a Facebook post: A white armed-robbery suspect was sentenced to two years in jail while a black armed-robbery suspect was sentenced to 26 years in prison by the same Florida judge. Jack Salzwedel stated on October 8, 2019 in a public forum: "There’s more African American males in the penal system right now than there were (enslaved) at the height of slavery." West Virginia Democratic Party stated on April 2, 2019 in a tweet: "Black women make only around 63 cents while Native American women earn 58 cents, and Hispanic women make just 54 cents in comparison to every dollar a man makes." Tammy Baldwin stated on June 26, 2018 in a public forum: "President Trump continues to disrespect patriotic transgender Americans who want to serve their country." Greg Casar stated on May 8, 2018 in an Austin American-Statesman news story: Says Austin has "been ranked repeatedly as one of the most, if not the most, economically segregated cities in the country." Donald Trump stated on April 26, 2018 in an interview on "Fox & Friends": "Kanye (West) looks and he sees black unemployment at the lowest it’s been in the history of our country. He sees Hispanic unemployment at the lowest it’s been in the history of our country. He sees (women’s unemployment) the lowest it’s been in now almost 19 years." Cora Faith Walker stated on November 9, 2017 in a guest commentary in the St. Louis American: "The average life expectancy for African Americans in Saint Louis and Saint Louis County varies by as much as 18 years compared to the white population, with nearly half of all African-American kids under the age of 18 living in poverty." Truth Examiner stated on November 2, 2017 in a headline: "New Jersey police chief says black people ‘have no value’ and should all be executed." Mark Pocan stated on April 7, 2017 in an interview: In Congress, "on the Democratic side of the room, you’ve got men and women of all different races; on the other side, you’ve got a bunch of white men in dark suits, all over 55 or so." Randolph Bracy stated on April 4, 2017 in in a New York Times op-ed: "African-Americans are grossly overrepresented on Florida’s death row." Hillary Clinton stated on June 13, 2016 in a speech after a terrorist attack in Orlando: "Hate crimes against American Muslims and mosques have tripled after Paris and San Bernardino." Peter Kinder stated on March 17, 2016 in a gubernatorial debate: "Youth unemployment in minority communities is about 40 to 45 percent." Tim Canova stated on March 24, 2016 in campaign website: "After taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street banks, (Debbie Wasserman Schultz) has voted to prevent the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from regulating payday loans and addressing racial discrimination in car loans." Caleb Rowden stated on March 4, 2016 in a Columbia/Boone County League of Women Voters Town Hall: "Seventy percent of Missourians support voter photo ID legislation." Bernie Sanders stated on March 9, 2016 in a Democratic presidential debate in Miami: "If you look at Latino kids between 17 and 20 who graduated high school, 36 percent of them are unemployed or underemployed. … African-American kids are unemployed or underemployed to the tune of 51 percent." Bernie Sanders stated on January 24, 2016 in comments on "Meet the Press.": Says his views on reparations for slavery are the same as Barack Obama's and Hillary Clinton's. Bernie Sanders stated on November 6, 2015 in a Democratic presidential candidates' forum in Rock Hill, S.C.: "Over half of the black workers in this country earn less" than $15 an hour. Bernie Sanders stated on August 12, 2015 in web site: "African Americans are twice as likely to be arrested and almost four times as likely to experience the use of force during encounters with the police." Jeb Bush stated on July 27, 2015 in a Telemundo News interview: Says in 2002, he "won more Hispanic votes than Anglo votes, 60 percent in the state." Bernie Sanders stated on July 6, 2015 in a rally in Portland, Maine: For African-Americans between the ages of 17 and 20, "the real unemployment rate … is 51 percent." Cornell William Brooks stated on June 21, 2015 in comments on Face the Nation: "We have at least 200,000 to 300,000 hate crimes in a given year." Eugene Robinson stated on June 21, 2015 in comments on NBC's "Meet the Press": The Confederate battle flag in South Carolina was first flown at the statehouse in 1961. "It was flown as a symbol of massive resistance to racial desegregation."