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Black, Latino Kids with Autism More Likely Than Whites to Lose Motor Skills

Black, Latino Kids with Autism More Likely Than Whites to Lose Motor Skills

by Julianne Hing on May 9 2014, 4:07PM

Autism is marked by myriad racial disparities.

Topics: Health, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Less Affluent Expected to Adopt iPhone When it Comes to Virgin Mobile; Insiders Warn Prepaid Market is Less Regulated

by Jorge Rivas on June 6 2012, 11:53AM

Analysts expect the less affluent to adopt the phone because prepaid services require no contract or credit checks for customers but others fear more people will enter a less regulated mobile space.

Topics: Media, /NOW

If You Were A White Forbes Columnist Commenting On Black Kids... [Reader Forum]

If You Were A White Forbes Columnist Commenting On Black Kids… [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on January 2 2012, 9:36AM

Readers come up with excellent responses to Forbes writer Gene Marks’ much-mocked “If I Were A Poor Black Kid…”

Topics: Media

31 Million U.S. Kids Live in Poverty Today As Racial Inequality Deepens

31 Million U.S. Kids Live in Poverty Today As Racial Inequality Deepens

by Julianne Hing on August 18 2011, 8:23AM

More than one in three black kids—a full 36 percent of black youth—live in poverty, along with 31 percent of Latino children.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Philly Mayor Michael Nutter Joins Bill Cosby in Bashing Black Teens and Parents

Philly Mayor Michael Nutter Joins Bill Cosby in Bashing Black Teens and Parents

by Jorge Rivas on August 16 2011, 2:19PM

But while he lectures on personal responsibility, Mayor Nutter should take another look at his job description.

Topics: Politics

Chicago Study Proves That All Young Black Voters Aren't the Same

Chicago Study Proves That All Young Black Voters Aren’t the Same

by Asraa Mustufa on June 6 2011, 10:00AM

It’s time for a more nuanced approach to address the needs of young voters of color.

Topics: Politics

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