Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 3:51 pm
Perfect example of why America stays losing. We can’t even read. Let me give you some life changing advice that my big sis gave me when I was a little f*cker. Reading makes you smart. I got sh*tty grades throughout my life. But I always read books in between getting lit and listening to rap music. Sometimes you have to take responsibility of your own education. According to CBS Detroit:
According to a new report, 47 percent of Detroiters are ”functionally illiterate.” The alarming new statistics were released by the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund on Wednesday.
WWJ Newsradio 950 spoke with the Fund’s Director, Karen Tyler-Ruiz, who explained exactly what this means.
“Not able to fill out basic forms, for getting a job — those types of basic everyday (things). Reading a prescription; what’s on the bottle, how many you should take… just your basic everyday tasks,” she said.