Source: JUSTIN WOLFERS, DAVID LEONHARDT and KEVIN QUEALY, 1.5 Million Missing Black Men, New York Times, The Upshot, April 20, 2015, http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/04/20/upshot/missing-black-men.html?abt=0002&abg=1&_r=3. In New York, almost 120,000 black men between the ages of 25 and 54 are missing from everyday life. In Chicago, 45,000 are, and more than 30,000 are missing in Philadelphia. Across the […]

Readers: Today I am going to show you a fantastic choropleth map created by Matthew Bloch, Matthew Ericson and Tom Giratikanon from The New York Times. Their graph maps poverty in America. Now, before we look at the map, let’s discuss what a choropleth map is. Best regards, Michael Choropleth Map A choropleth map (Greek […]

Yesterday, a new season of baseball began. My Detroit Tigers look primed to go all the way and it should be a great season. I saw this infographic in the New York Times and thought I would share it with you. There were more strikeouts in 2012 than in any other time in major league […]

I have always liked New Orleans. I don’t think there is any city like it anywhere else in the World. It hums and sings all night and day. The food is great and the people are a unique brand all their own. I was sadden when Katrina almost wiped out the city. I have been […]