Tag: education

African Americans live shorter lives due to heart disease and stroke

American Heart Association Scientific Statement October 23, 2017 Categories: Heart News, Stroke News, Scientific Statements/Guidelines Statement Highlights: African Americans carry a higher burden of cardiovascular diseases compared with white Americans. Risk […]

The whiteness of children’s books

Imaginary black children remain almost as marginalised as real ones, at least in mainstream publishing. In literature, as in life, the belief that children are valuable, vulnerable and in need of protection has mostly been denied to black children in the United States.