Well, here’s a great example of how simple data can tell a powerful story: which in this case, sadly, is that Django is still in chains. Slavery may have been abolished more than 150 years ago, but in reality, their apartheid system only came to an end with the Civil Rights Act of 1968.
Which means they’ve only been in the ‘transformation game’ for 60 years. And To understand just how divided the US still is, all you have to do is look at the participation levels of African Americans in different areas of life, relative to their 13% of total population.
Imagine what a similar chart would look like for us? Watch this space…