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Teen suffering from ‘Affluenza’ sentenced to probation after killing four, sued by family of victims

The families of the victims who were killed in a drunk driving crash are now suing a teen who claimed “affluenza” prevented him from knowing the severity of his actions. 16-year-old Ethan Couch was sentenced to 10 years probation and an alcohol treatment facility after he was convicted of drunk driving. 

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REPORT: Black Youth Less Likely to Consume Alcohol Than White Peers

According to a recent study, children are consuming alcohol at a shockingly young age. But interestingly enough, black youth are far less likely to consume alcohol than their white peers.

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STUDY: Black Youth Exposed To More Alcohol Advertising

According to a recent report, black youth between the ages of 12 and 20 are exposed to far more alcohol advertising than their peers. And while prior studies suggest that black youth drink less than their peers, African Americans tend to suffer greater, harsher consequences for alcohol consumption.

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STUDY: Black Youth Drink Less Than Whites; But Why?

According to a variety of studies, Black teens drink less alcohol than their white peers. ANd while the reason why remains unclear, a recent study suggests “racial differences in personality traits” explains this phenomenon. What do you think?

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What Parents Don’t Know About the “College Experience”

People will tell you two things when they send you off to college: study hard and have fun. We have some concept of studying hard, but the other piece of advice, you will soon realize, comes across very vaguely. I didn’t grasp why “fun” has a unique meaning at school until I figured out that, […]

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