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How Black American Voters Feel About The Clintons

How Black American Voters Feel About The Clintons

by Carla Murphy on December 3 2013, 2:27PM

Or, the right way to assess African-American voter perceptions

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Misdiagnosed Among Black People

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Misdiagnosed Among Black People

by Von Diaz on November 21 2013, 3:04PM

A new study suggests differences in blood types among black and white people may be responsible.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Real Life Black Hair Exhibit You Can Touch in NYC's Union Square

Real Life Black Hair Exhibit You Can Touch in NYC’s Union Square

by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2013, 8:08AM

Three black women with three different hair types are standing in Union Square this weekend holding signs that read “You can touch my hair.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Number of Black Best Actor Oscars Nominees Could Be Unprecedented in 2014

Number of Black Best Actor Oscars Nominees Could Be Unprecedented in 2014

by Jorge Rivas on May 20 2013, 3:12PM

If entertainment industry insiders’ predictions turn out to be true they’ll also be host to an unprecedented number of black nominees in the best actor in a leading role category.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Your 6-Second Friday Break: A Black Man Dares to Run Through A White Neighborhood

Your 6-Second Friday Break: A Black Man Dares to Run Through A White Neighborhood

by Jorge Rivas on May 17 2013, 3:00PM

A video with a black guy who likes “running through white people neighborhoods with my shirt off.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Urban Radio Ads Ask African-Americans to Support Immigration

Urban Radio Ads Ask African-Americans to Support Immigration

by Jorge Rivas on April 9 2013, 9:50AM

The 60-second ad aimed at African-Americans is airing on urban radio stations across the country.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

The State of HIV in Black America: A Visual Breakdown (Infographic)

by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2013, 10:40AM

If you are a person of color — especially an African-American — you are disproportionately at risk for contracting HIV.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Black Churches Condemn Obama's Drone Policy as Murder and Evil

Black Churches Condemn Obama’s Drone Policy as Murder and Evil

by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 1:35PM

An association of 34,000 churches has come out strongly against drones.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

Here's What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

Here’s What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 11:16AM

There is growing ethnic and racial diversity among farm operators nationwide, and the percentage of women operators is up.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Jobs Report Still Bleak for Black Workers Under 30

Jobs Report Still Bleak for Black Workers Under 30

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2013, 12:59PM

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, according to a Labor Department report released Friday.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Black Women Least Likely to Binge Drink, But That’s Not True for Latinas

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 2:45PM

White and Latina women, and those with incomes over $75,000, are more likely to become binge drinkers, according to the study.

Topics: /NOW

Study Finds 90% Jump in ADHD Diagnosis Amongst Black Girls

by Jorge Rivas on January 22 2013, 2:18PM

A new study of health records from California found the rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose dramatically between 2001 and 2010.

Topics: Health, /NOW

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