African-Americans, Healthcare, Race, Social Problems

The New Health Care – Doctors and Racial Bias: Still a Long Way to Go. It would be easy to look at a photo from the 1980s and conclude that things have changed. Many have not. Image: A lot of research shows that African-American patients are treated differently than white patients when it comes to cardiovascular procedures. By Aaron E. Carroll Feb. 25, 2019

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African-Americans, Drugs, Race, Social Problems

Opinion: The Opioid Crisis Isn’t White. Contrary to media portrayals, overdose deaths are ravaging communities of color. By Abdullah Shihipar. Mr. Shihipar is a graduate student in public health. Feb. 26, 2019 Image: A heroin user displaying a needle in a South Bronx neighborhood in 2017. The South Bronx had one of New York’s highest rates of opioid-related deaths that year.

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Native Americans, Race, Social Problems

A New History of Native Americans Responds to ‘Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.’ In 1973, after a protest, members of the Oglala Sioux tribe march to the cemetery where their ancestors were buried. Image: In 1973, after a protest, members of the Oglala Sioux tribe march to the cemetery where their ancestors were buried.By Ned Blackhawk Jan. 20, 2019. Review of THE HEARTBEAT OF WOUNDED KNEE Native America From 1890 to the Present By David Treuer

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Education, Race, Social Problems

‘I Love My Skin!’ Why Black Parents Are Turning to Afrocentric Schools. While New York City schools are deeply segregated, some black families are choosing an alternative to integration. Thomas Lewis, a martial arts instructor, teaches a lesson at Little Sun People. The school has a new theme each month; in November, students studied human bodies with the help of a black pediatrician. Thomas Lewis, a martial arts instructor, teaches a lesson at Little Sun People. The school has a new theme each month; in November, students studied human bodies with the help of a black pediatrician. By Eliza Shapiro Jan. 8, 2019

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