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December 5, 2014
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Soon to become a minority in the U.S., whites express declining support for diversity, UCLA psychology study finds

White Americans may view diversity and multiculturalism more negatively as the U.S. moves toward becoming a minority-majority nation, UCLA psychologists report. As part of their study, the researchers divided 98 white Americans from all regions of the country — half … Continue reading

January 28, 2014
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The War on Poverty lost the political battle

ANN ARBOR — A new University of Michigan analysis challenges the conventional wisdom that President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty failed. In the decade after Johnson declared “unconditional war on poverty,” poverty rates plummeted to reach their historic low of … Continue reading

January 14, 2014
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Racism May Accelerate Aging in African American Men

UMD-led study is first to link racism-related factors and cellular age COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A new University of Maryland-led study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American … Continue reading

December 30, 2013
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Many older Americans rely on people, devices, other strategies to get by

ANN ARBOR — Only about a third of Americans ages 65 and older are fully able to take care of themselves and go about their daily lives completely independently, according to a new study published online in the American Journal … Continue reading

November 19, 2013
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Challenging our past

Book focuses on race relations between Native Americans, African Americans It’s a rosy picture, to think of Native Americans and African Americans embracing one another over the course of our country’s history. But that rosy picture has a dark side, … Continue reading

September 20, 2013
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American Families Taking ‘Divergent Paths,’ Study Finds

Inequality Linked to ‘Marriage-Go-Round’ Among Some Groups COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a period of relative calm during the 1990s, rapid changes in American families began anew during the 2000s, a new analysis suggests. Young people delayed marriage longer than ever … Continue reading

August 25, 2013
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New intervention reduces risky sex among bisexual African-American men

A culturally tailored HIV prevention program developed and tested by investigators at UCLA and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science has been shown to significantly reduce unprotected sex among bisexual black men. The innovative approach, called Men … Continue reading

June 1, 2013
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African Americans in Texas See Decreased Economic Mobility, Policy Report Shows

AUSTIN, Texas — The economic status of African Americans in Texas has significantly declined during the first decade of the 21st century, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA) at The … Continue reading