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Breast Cancer Studies Take Aim at Racial Disparities
Researchers want to better understand why Black women are more likely to die from this disease....


New African-American Gene Information May Explain Disparities
Dismal Black health statistics may soon be a thing of the past with the help of a new scientific pr...


Why More Black Families Are Homeschooling Their Children
African-American families have become one of the fastest-growing demographics in home education....


#DDA2015 Inspires Teen to Bring Hope to Foster Care Youth
Bianca Bennett, a Disney Dreamers Academy participant, shares her goals of bringing hope to youth i...


Commentary: A Raging Debate About Black Studies
There’s been a big hubbub of late over the Chronicle of Higher Education's writer Naomi Schaefer Ri...


Commentary: Blacks and Native Americans Share Common Ground
Tiya Miles, a MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient and chair of the African-American Studies Departme...


Student Finds Lost Poem of First African-American Writer
Jupiter Hammon's poem about slavery, written in 1786, has been found by a doctoral student at the U...


At San Jose State, Harassment of a Black Student Gets National Attention
A 17-year-old African-American student at San Jose State University was hazed by white roommates an...


San Diego students storm offices after noose found
SAN DIEGO – Anger boiled over on the University of California San Diego campus Friday, where ...


Lawsuit Filed Over Arizona's Ethnic Studies Law
Lawsuit Filed Over Arizona's Ethnic Studies Law...


University of North Carolina Athletes Took Sham Classes
School-commissioned report finds Tar Heels players were set up to receive good grades....


Ferguson's Big Test: Will Residents Vote for Change They've Been Fighting For?
Voters will have a chance to alter the makeup of the city council....


Glaucoma Can Affect Anyone at Any Age
When we think of glaucoma — an eye disease that can cause blindness — we often tend to think of it ...


Commentary: Why Is Obesity Not Getting Black Women Down?
New research shows that obese and overweight Black women have better self-esteem than many average-...


Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte Honored by Harvard
A group of eight esteemed individuals, including civil rights hero U.S. Rep John Lewis, D-Ga. and "...


Truancy Data Shows Disproportionate Racial Divide in California Schools
A new report reveals that the 37 percent of black elementary students sampled were truant, about 15...


Risk Factors For Black Women | Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s time to educate...


Blacks Received 12 of the Last 13 Death Sentences in One Texas County
A new report from Houston, Texas, corroborates a nationwide pattern: A disproportionate number of A...


AP Poll: Majority Harbor Prejudice Against Blacks
Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first blac...


Esteemed Black Studies Scholar Dies
The man who established the nation’s first Ph.D. program in ethnic studies dies....

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