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Full text: Chronology of Human Rights Violations of the United States in 2016
March 09,2017   By:Xinhua
March 4
 
The Guardian website reported that the U.S. economy added 242,000 jobs in February, but Americans' wages declined 0.1 percent from the prior month. Unemployment rates remained far higher for minorities: African and Hispanic Americans were jobless at rates of 8.8 percent and 5.4 percent respectively.
 
March 5
 
The Washington Post website reported that in a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll published in 2015, one in five young women who had attended a residential college in the past four years reported being sexually assaulted.
 
March 8
 
The Washington Post website reported that in 2016, U.S. women still made less for doing the same work as men and predicted the U.S. women wouldn't reach pay parity with men until 2058. According to the National Women's Law Center, mothers in the United States who work full time, year round, make an average of 40,000 U.S. dollars, compared to 56,999 dollars paid to fathers.
 
March 10
 
The Washington Post website reported that German Gonzalez, a 23-year-old Hispanic American man, was shot dead by police in Colorado City, Colorado.
 
March 12
 
The Washington Post website reported that Peter Gaines, an unarmed 37-year-old African American man, was struck with stun gun and then shot dead by police in Houston, Texas.
 
March 13
 
The Washington Post website reported that unarmed Jose Raul Cruz, a 16-year-old Hispanic American man, was shot dead by police in Addison, Texas.
 
March 16
 
The Washington Post website reported that unarmed Cristina Rene Medina, a 23-year-old Hispanic American man, was shot dead by police in Florence, California. Medina's family said he suffered from depression.
 
March 27
 
The Washington Post website reported that Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old woman, was shot dead by police in Winslow, Arizona, for having a pair of scissors in her hand.
 
March 30
 
The BBC reported that Chicago saw 575 shooting cases and 125 murder cases by March 20, 2016.