Latest True Fact-checks in Race and Ethnicity Tim Scott stated on April 11, 2023 in Senate Banking Committee press release: “For African American families in particular, the homeownership rate remains relatively unchanged since 1968, the year the Fair Housing Act was signed into law.” Kirsten Gillibrand stated on March 20, 2023 in a speech at John Jay College of Criminal Justice: “Many law enforcement agencies didn’t submit their (hate crime) data to the FBI.” Pete Buttigieg stated on April 6, 2021 in an interview with The Grio: “There is racism physically built into some of our highways.” Cory Booker stated on February 9, 2021 in a statement: “There is a direct connection between discriminatory policies within the USDA and the enormous land loss we have seen among Black farmers over the past century." Joe Biden stated on October 5, 2020 in an NBC town hall in Miami: The president's own FBI director said that the greatest domestic terrorist threat is white supremacists. Sunny Hostin stated on July 15, 2020 in an episode of ABC's "The View": “Homicides are intraracial. When you look at white-on-white crime, it's 84%. Right? Homicides. White people kill white people.” Facebook posts stated on June 12, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says a 1942 Milwaukee YMCA brochure shows children playing a violent, racist carnival game Jeanette Kowalik stated on June 14, 2020 in an appearance on WISN-TV's "UpFront": "Our health department, our city and our county declared racism as a public health crisis last year.” Desiree Rogers stated on June 10, 2020 in an interview on CNN: In COVID-19 crisis, “only 20% of African Americans had jobs where they could work from home.” Joe Biden stated on June 10, 2020 in a USA Today op-ed: “Today, the gap between African American and white homeownership is larger than it was in the late 1960s.” Mac Heller stated on April 7, 2019 in an interview on CNN: "The 2008 election was the first election in which voters of color comprised over 25 percent of the electorate, and that number is going up." Shelia Stubbs stated on March 12, 2019 in a public forum: "Wisconsin (has) the highest infant mortality rate for black babies nationwide." Tommie Pierson Jr. stated on February 18, 2019 in a Missouri Legislative Black Caucus press conference: Says "zero" African Americans have presented to the House Budget Committee in 2019. Donald Trump stated on September 29, 2018 in a rally in Wheeling, W.Va.: "Household income among Hispanic Americans has just set a new record high." Donald Trump stated on September 29, 2018 in a rally in Wheeling, W.Va.: "The poverty rates for African Americans and Hispanic Americans -- it’s been incredible, they’ve all reached their lowest levels in the history of our country." Tim Kaine stated on October 4, 2016 in the vice presidential debate: Says Philando Castile "had been stopped by police 40 or 50 times before that fatal incident." Hillary Clinton stated on September 27, 2016 in the first presidential debate: Says Donald Trump "started his career back in 1973 being sued by the Justice Department for racial discrimination because he would not rent apartments in one of his developments to African-Americans." Hillary Clinton stated on September 26, 2016 in a Presidential debate at Hofstra University: "The gun epidemic is the leading cause of death of young African-American men, more than the next nine causes put together." Hillary Clinton stated on September 15, 2016 in a speech: "Latinos are 17 percent of our country's population but hold only 2 percent of its wealth." Michelle Obama stated on July 25, 2016 in a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia: "I wake up every morning in a house (the White House) that was built by slaves." Hillary Clinton stated on February 17, 2016 in a speech posted on Medium: "Gun violence is by far the leading cause of death for young African American men, outstripping the next nine causes of death combined." Stephanie Schriock stated on February 1, 2016 in as quoted by the Texas Tribune: "Texas is home to millions of Latinas, but the state has never elected a Latina to Congress." Bernie Sanders stated on February 11, 2016 in comments during the PBS Democratic debate: "The African-American community lost half of their wealth as a result of the Wall Street collapse." Butch Conway stated on September 16, 2015 in press conference: The racial and ethnic makeup of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office mirrors the community it serves. Hillary Clinton stated on July 31, 2015 in a speech to the National Urban League in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.: "African-American children are 500 percent more likely to die from asthma than white kids." Jean Casarez stated on June 21, 2015 in comments on CNN: The Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina statehouse "must fly at a height of 30 feet. Any changes -- taken down, or even at half-staff, if that can be done -- must be passed by a supermajority of the General Assembly." Institute for Women's Policy Research stated on May 20, 2015 in a new report: Georgia ranks 49th for women serving in elected state and federal offices. Chuck Todd stated on September 7, 2014 in a comment on "Meet the Press.": "Eight out of the nine states with competitive Senate races, Hispanics make up less than 10 percent of the electorate." Louise Slaughter stated on February 27, 2014 in a tweet: Says "by 4th grade, 86 percent of African-American boys and 82 percent (of) Hispanic boys are reading below proficiency levels." City of Austin stated on November 8, 2013 in a press release: "Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.