WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) — Black mothers are nine times as likely to be given formula for their babies than white mothers, researchers found a recent study.
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By LA Times
When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced treatment by police and the courts surely have much to do with the stubborn disparities in wealth and well-being
By NY Post
The latest bedroom trend doesn’t have to do with a certain position or technique — and it’s not sexy at all.
The disturbing, nonconsensual trend is called “stealthing” and its rise is documented in a report by the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law.
By 18 Karat Reggae
A study from Rutgers University in New Rochelle, NJ, has concluded that approximately 87 percent of American White women have had or fantasize about having sexual relations with African American males.
By The Free Thought Project
Grand Rapids, MI — Outraged community leaders in Grand Rapids are demanding reform after five African American youths aged between 12 and 14 years were held at gunpoint — for no justifiable reason — as they walked home from playing basketball.
By Real Farmacy
People who refuse chemotherapy treatment live on average 12 and a half years longer than people who undergo chemotherapy, says Dr. Jones.
By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.
By Real Clear Policy
The rioting in Milwaukee over a police killing of an armed black man has reanimated the issue of longstanding black joblessness. Between 2010 and 2014, Milwaukee’s average rate of black joblessness was 54 percent,
Here’s the thing about realising that you shouldn’t have had kids,” says Laura*, 37, a journalist based in Los Angeles. “You can’t take the decision back.”
By Daily Mail
The new oldest living person in the world is a 117-year-old Jamaican woman who once worked for ‘masters’ on a sugar plantation and credits her longevity to good genes and studying the Bible.
By Faith Panda
Aluminum foil, which was first introduced in the early 1900s, is currently one of the most commonly used kitchen items. It is extremely versatile too, and is used for cooking, wrapping, and even for treating some common heath issues.
By Black Christians
Do you like to have your nose in a book? No, we’re not talking figuratively. Something about the scent of old books can perk up any bookworm.
By Black Boot
Amari Williams is an Honor Student at Carencro High School in Carencro, LA. Like most students, she has been excited all year to attend her Senior Prom. On April 1, Amari was denied that opportunity.
First Off I really like to thank Jakira Sarvis Bey for pointing me in the right direction. I really don’t know shit about this field, and she made it way easier for me.
*A recent large-scale study conducted by the University of Cambridge in England suggests that having a drink of wine every day could help protect your heart from disease.
By Washington Post
Connor Balthazor, 17, was in the middle of study hall when he was called into a meeting with his high school newspaper adviser.
By Daily Mail
More men are raped in the U.S. than woman, according to figures that include sexual abuse in prisons.
By The Guardian
Nearly 800 plaintiffs have launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against Johns Hopkins University over its alleged role in the deliberate infection of hundreds of vulnerable Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis and gonorrhoea, during a medical experiment programme in the 1940s and 1950s.
By Chicago Tribune
Nortasha Stingley doesn’t remember a lot about the weeks after her 19-year-old daughter was shot and killed nearly four years ago.