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Nearly 1 in 5 school-age children are considered obese. By adulthood, African-Americans outweigh Caucasians and have higher levels of stress. We look at the specific... [Read More]
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It was nearly a century ago that Rep. Leonidas C. Dyer, a Republican from Missouri, introduced a bill to make lynching a federal crime. With... [Read More]
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Wilfred Defour, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen — an all-black squadron of World War II pilots that inspired African Americans across the country --... [Read More]
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Family Science doctoral student Naheed Ahmed published an article entitled "Social Media Use and Influenza Vaccine Uptake Among White and African American Adults" in the... [Read More]
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Napa County's 2016 arrest rates for whites and Latinos were proportionate to the valley's demographic makeup, but a hard-to-explain trend shows African-Americans were arrested at... [Read More]
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As the overall infant mortality rate decreased, the rate for African Americans increased. [Read More]
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In light of the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, watch Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle honor U.S. Navy seaman Doris Miller. When he enlisted at... [Read More]
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To African Americans, the black and white duality of the American experience is always vexing but most painful in the moments when our humanity forces... [Read More]
An Arizona legislator who suggested that only white immigrants have been successfully assimilated into American society has been banned from the largest school district in... [Read More]
I note with relief that U.S. judicial nominee Thomas Farr seems to have lost support from Sen. Tim Scott. Mr. Farr was involved in gerrymandering... [Read More]
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Arizona state representative David Stringer struck a stubborn tone in his first public comments since he made racially-insensitive remarks about African Americans. [Read More]
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Arizona state representative David Stringer struck a stubborn tone in his first public comments since he made racially-insensitive remarks about African Americans. [Read More]
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Some African-Americans licensed to carry weapons say cases make them hesitant to step in to protect others... [Read More]
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Gun-rights advocates like to say, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun." Some... [Read More]
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Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking six-part series premiering October 22, 2013. Written and... [Read More]
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As stricter prescribing rules make prescription opioids less accessible, those with opioid use disorder are turning to synthetic substances instead. This shift has led to... [Read More]
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Some African-Americans who are licensed to carry weapons say cases like those make them hesitant to step in to protect others. [Read More]
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Philadelphia police on Thursday announced the arrest of 23-year-old Tahzay Young in connection with the slayings of three older African Americans in the Nicetown-Tioga section... [Read More]
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Philadelphia Police on Thursday announced the arrest of 23-year-old Tahzay Young in connection with the murders of three older African Americans in the Nicetown-Tioga section... [Read More]
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