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Study: Black men who grew up in single parent homes have higher risk of hypertension

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:00 pm December 27, 2013 According to a new study released by the American Heart Association, whether or not black men grow up in single family homes can determine their health. The study, “Childhood Family Living Arrangements & Blood Pressure in Black Men,” took a look at whether childhood family living arrangements […]

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The Black Matriarchal System: A Common Culprit in the Black Community

By aria 2:00 pm March 29, 2012 For decades, the existence of the black “matriarchy” has been studied, scrutinized and depicted in an effort to understand its causes and effects on the black family system. The term is contestable because while some schools of thought determine there is no black matriarchy, others who believe the […]

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Why is White the Norm?

By aria 11:27 am January 4, 2012 Why is white the norm? Why do minorities represent the deviation? Well, the word minority should say it all, shouldn’t it? We are not the majority. We’re certainly not made to feel like the majority. We look at ourselves as different. In the past, there have been scientific […]

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