African-Americans Today: A Mixed Picture of Health and Wealth

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  • A Snapshot of Black America
  • Things Are Getting Better for Some
  • Growing Concerns
  • Uneasy Times
  • Medical Bills Rising
  • Health Concerns Grow
  • Health Concerns Among Families
  • Finances
  • Dealing With Racism
  • Racial Prejudice

A Snapshot of Black America

African-Americans’ Lives Today, a new report from NPR, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard School of Public Health, provides insight into the financial make-up and overall well-being of the Black community. More than 1,000 African-Americans aged 18 and older were surveyed in the report. Keep reading for highlights, and click here to read it in its entirety. Britt Middleton

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