Health Rewind: Why Black Kids Lag Behind in Well-Being

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Study: African-American Children Have the Worst Well-Being

A report released Tuesday paints a troubled picture of African-American youth, saying they are significantly less positioned for success than their white and Asian counterparts. Researchers found that 65 percent of Black children live below the poverty level; 40 percent of Black high school students were obese; and that infant mortality was highest among Black babies, writes The Battle Creek Inquirer—Kellee Terrell (@kelleent


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