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Blacks with chronic lymphocytic leukemia fare worse than whitesHealthDay News -- Black Americans with blood cancer do not live as long as white patients with the disease, a new study finds, even when they receive equal levels of care.Researchers looked at 84 black patients and more than 1,500 non-black patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), which is a rare disease in blacks.
The 25th Annual National Black Arts Festival, which runs through Sept. 14, 2013, in Atlanta, also will host Black Art in America, the leading social network focused on African-American art.
The Mississippi Arts Commission will award a $27,000 grant to the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Miss., the arts commission announced on Thursday.
African-Americans Still Have Highest Murder Rateby Frederick H. LoweThe homicide rate for 10 to 24 year olds hit a 30 year low in 2010, but African-Americans still had the highest murder rate per 100,000 persons and the slowest decline in homicides, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported.
A dark night in the black communityby Frederick H. LoweA mostly white jury of six women on Saturday acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the shooting death of an unarmed Trayvon Martin.