African Americans perceive depression as weakness rather than health conditionNews-Medical.netDepression in African Americans, according to Sirry Alang, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at Lehigh University, is expressed in ways that are inconsistent with symptoms of depression laid out in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ...and more »
Breitbart NewsBlack Professor Blames African-American Struggle on 'White Rage'Breitbart NewsAccording to a new book by Emory historian Dr. Carol Anderson, many of the struggles faced by the African-American community are the result of “white rage.” The book's online description argues that “every time African Americans have made advances ...Is white rage driving our racial d
Fox NewsAfrican-Americans should start voting for Republicans, againFox NewsOn Mr. Obama's watch, African-American family incomes are down by about $2,200, while those for Hispanics and Asian-Americans are up $800 and $2,100, respectively. The wealth gap with whites has widened tremendously, and African-Americans have ...and more »
The Seattle TimesA Seattle dad's dying gift: that his little daughter knows her African-American heritageThe Seattle TimesHe said he told his nurse at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance that his “dying wish” was to be able to afford to take his daughter and her adoptive family to the Northwest African American Museum. ... worried that she would not know the invisible and ...
Forbes'Breaking a Monster,' or How 3 African American Kids from Brooklyn Became Heavy Metal SuperstarsForbesWhen Malcolm Brickhouse, Jarad Dawkins and Alec Atkins were barely old enough stay upright on a bike, they formed a band, calling themselves Unlocking the Truth. They would create make-believe tour schedules and pretend they were performing to ...and more »
OPB NewsReport: Oregon Has 7th Highest Rate Of African-American IncarcerationOPB NewsA new report from The Sentencing Project in Washington, D.C., shows that Oregon has the seventh highest rate in the country of African-American people incarcerated in its state prisons. The report said 2,061 black Oregonians are incarcerated per 100 ...and more »
The Patriot LedgerQ&A: How the relationship between African-American churches and social justice activism is evolvingThe Patriot LedgerHow do violence and religion interact in the African-American community? African-Americans in the church have historically resisted violence. The nonviolent movement during the civil rights era was really an attempt to hold a mirror up to white ...and more
Diabetes and kidney disease may increase African-Americans' cardiovascular-related risks American Society of ...EurekAlert (press release)"African Americans in low-income counties in Mississippi have higher rates of adverse cardiovascular outcomes and mortality than any other subpopulation in the US (including other African American subpopulations), rates that are comparable to those in&n
Former Dallas Museum Director to Join African-American Art FoundationNew York Times“The Art of Alabama” (2004), a sculpture by Thornton Dial, is part of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation collection. Credit Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio. Maxwell L. Anderson, a longtime museum leader who left the Dallas Museum of Art last year after four ...
Huffington PostAfrican American Women And Uterine Fibroids: Why More Awareness Is Needed To Overcome This Health DisparityHuffington PostAfrican American women are nearly three times more likely to develop uterine fibroids and suffer with severe symptoms like heavy menstrual bleeding, anemia, and pelvic pain. From interfering with daily activities to negatively affecting intimate ...and more