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Thirty-Four Murders Since Freddie Gray's Death in Baltimore
City has seen a 40 percent spike in homicide rate since last year....


ACLU: Chicago Police Had Higher Stop-and-Frisk Rate Than NYC
African-Americans accounted for more than three-quarters of stops between May and August 2014....


Detroit's Infant-Mortality Rate Rises to Worst in Nation
The former auto city's infant-mortality rate is more than double Michigan and the U.S. average, and...


Commentary: Why Detroit's New Police Chief Is Wrong on Gun Control
Why Detroit's new police chief is wrong on gun control....


Congo Boasts Huge Drop in Maternal Mortality Rates
More mothers in the Republic of Congo are surviving childbirth, partially due to free Caesareans wh...


February 7 Is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
African-Americans account for more than half of new diagnoses each year....


Commentary: Why the Affordable Care Act Matters to African-Americans
Valerie Jarrett and Sylvia M. Burwell talk about why health care is so important....


Low-Income Black Men Have Highest AIDS-Related Death Rates
A new study found that African-Americans, especially males with little education and who live at or...


Suicide and Black Men
The apparent suicide of Soul Train host Don Cornelius raises awareness of Black suicide, which, whi...


Black Women’s Maternal Mortality Rates at Ridiculous High
The rate at which Black women are dying while trying to have children now rivals those in developin...


Is Prison Better for Black Men's Health?
Study claims that Black men have better survival rates behind bars than they do in the outside worl...


Why Is Colon Cancer Deadlier in Blacks?
Genetics may play a role in our mortality rates....


Not Enough Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Exams
Are you one of the 8 million women that hasn’t been tested?...


Report: Central Harlem Has Highest Death Rate in NYC
Neighborhoods in Harlem New York have the highest death rates in the entire city, according to a ne...


Report: South Africa’s Maternal Death Rate More Than Quadruples in 10 Years
Though the nation can boast a variety of economic advantages in comparison with the rest of the con...


50 Cent to Jimmy Henchman: You’re a Rat
The battle continues between G-Unit honcho and Czar Entertainment founder....


Child mortality rates up in Africa despite UN push
Child mortality rates up in Africa despite UN push...


Bin Laden's Death Bumps Obama's Approval Rate
After the killing of bin Laden, President Obama enjoys higher job approval ratings....


Racial Segregation Linked to Lung Cancer Deaths
Study: African-Americans who live in an area that is predominately Black have a higher change of dy...


New Hep C Treatment Can Cure the Disease in African-Americans
Medications coming down the pipeline can help bring our death rates from hepatitis C down....

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