Given that there are virtually no Americans that meet the global definition of poverty, the answer is 0.
There number of the professional black athletes is in the tens of thousands. Most of the athletes disciplines is dominated by the black athletes from different parts of the globe.
somewhere between 0 and 2 percent I'd say. 1.3 percent of all Americans are professional athletes.
f off you raisist
The NBA consist of nearly 80% Black athletes. The NFL about 67-70% Black. other sports like Golf is dominated by White athletes. Professional Baseball has about 10% Black athletes the rest is split between White & Hispanic athletes. Hockey is almost unanimously White but minority athletes are slowly entering this sport. Its difficult to gauge the total percentage of all professional athletes who are Black as it varies from sport to sport. For example swimming sports are excelled by Whites while sprinting & long distance running is led by Blacks. Which invariable has to do with genetically difference such as density of bones & muscles fibers.
Many professional athletes are choosing New Balance sneakers. Recently Dustin Pedroia, second basemen for the Boston Red Sox has partnered with New Balance to create a red and black camouflage shoe.
John H. Johnson overcame the barriers of poverty and racism to develop the leading black-owned publishing and black-owned cosmetics companies in the world.
Blacks make up 12% of the total US population. >1% of NHL 8% of MLB 65% of NFL (including mixed race) 80% of NBA
As of 2009 opening day rosters approximately 65% of NFL players are African-American, which includes players of "mixed-race" background as well as Samoan and Polynesian decent.
Its a statue symbol
MJ - Michael Jordan
They are called athletes, just like people who are not black.