Tag : African American

Albany High School

Children  5 May '17

School District Gets Sued After Suspending Albany High Students For Following Racist Instagram Account

Four students got suspended from Albany High School after they followed a racist Instagram account and now they sued the district for violating their First Amendment rights.

Jose Ismael Torres and Kayla Rae Norton

School Age  1 March '17

Georgia Couple Faces 19 Years Jail Time After Terrorizing African-American Kid's Birthday By Waving Confederate Flags, Uttering Racial Slurs

A Georgia couple was convicted to 20 and 15 years in prison for terrorizing a black kid and his family during the child's birthday.

HBO's 'Insecure' Block Party

TV/ Movie  11 October '16

Issa Rae Is Getting Great Reviews From Her New Show 'Insecure' [Show Spoilers]

Get familiar with Issa Rae and her new show, Insecure.

Women Empowerment In An AIDS Ridden Society

Politics  21 June '16

Barack Obama's Achievements Are Inspiring Black Parents To Give African American Names To Their Babies

The Obama effect is inspiring African-American parents to choose ethnic-sounding names and ditch European-sounding ones for their children. The president's achievements are pushing African-Americans to bask in his reflected glory.

Rally Held In New York For Education Equality In New York City Schools

School  8 June '16

Racial Disparities In The US: Black Students Are Four Times More Likely To Get Suspended From Schools Than Their White Peers

Racial disparity is still prevalent in schools in the U.S. Students of color are not being given the same educational opportunities as their white peers.

UCSF Cancer Center Uses Latest Technologies To Battle Cancer

Health/Nutrition  14 October '15

Black Women Tend To Receive Poorer Breast Cancer Care: Study

A new study has found that there is a racial disparity when it comes to breast cancer care in women.

Hebei North University Students Scrub-In

Health/Nutrition  9 August '14

Twice As Likely To Lose a Limb—How Poverty Affects Diabetes

Exposing the large gap in the current healthcare system, with a particular focus on disadvantaged populations, a new study from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UC Los Angeles reveals that lower-income individuals suffering with diabetes have a significantly larger chance of amputation than those living in wealthier areas.

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