June 13th, 2006

Dragon b/w

Sadistics

StatGuy, at Magic Statistics, takes a look at an article in the Washington Post. This article purports to show that:
Americans are more willing to provide extended government assistance to white victims of Hurricane Katrina than to African Americans and other minorities — particularly blacks with darker skin.

Overall, the "penalty" for being black and a Katrina victim amounted to about $1,000 . . .

Said StatGuy:
This is a disturbing allegation and, since I’m a professional statistician, I thought I’d take a deeper look at this survey and the findings based thereon.

So what did he find?
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