The annual rate of first heart attacks is higher for black Americans
than for white Americans.
Du Bois called the "double consciousness" of black American
The spirit of Black History Month is spot-on in its insistence that the contributions of black Americans
be recognized and celebrated, as indeed the contributions of all the disparate peoples who compose America should be.
Now comes a well-researched text by a former award-winning health reporter, who reveals why: The roots of established medicine has fueled the black American
health deficit and for decades has sparked blacks' paranoia toward the health-care system.
Moreover, living in the same neighborhoods with black Americans
seems to reinforce, rather than reduce, the negative stereotypes Latino immigrants have of blacks, declares Paula D.
How were black Americans
restricted from traveling freely?
In recent years impressive achievements in closing the economic and educational gap between white and black Americans
have been shadowed by a persistent condition of poverty among African Americans and its associated social maladies.
for Life is encouraging all its members, NRLC state affiliates, and local chapters to help spread the pro-life message in the African American community.
Out of every eight black American
men in their twenties, one is in prison as you read this.
Specifically, a nationwide study comprising 21 focus groups and a telephone survey of demographically diverse black Americans
revealed a deep-seated fear that genetics will be used to promote class disparities, racism, and stereotypes.
The analysts conclude that a "successful national syphilis elimination program" could substantially reduce the burden of HIV among black Americans
have never been a monolith, politically or culturally.
The book about black filmmakers contains all sorts of topics, from the racist films out of Hollywood, the few opportunities for talented black Americans
in the industry, and the successes in recent years, especially.
Readers of The Progressive know that I do not support attempts to generate a movement around the demand for reparations for injustices perpetrated against black Americans
through slavery and its legacy.
, in refusing to accept the legitimacy of the Bush administration, may be missing "a golden opportunity" on some issues.