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Opinion: Basic Facts About Race in 13 Minutes

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Thumbnail credit: © Chris Huby/Le Pictorium Agency via ZUMA Press Americans can’t stop talking about race and racism. Why? Because black people

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Opinion: Race Differences in the Clinic

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] I work as a clinical assistant at a primary care pediatric clinic in a good-sized southeastern city. Our patients are mostly lower

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Opinion: Blacks Won’t Be Better Off When Whites Are a Minority

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Photo: Smith’s barber shop in Zebulon, NC. Although the shop has a sign in Spanish to entice the large Hispanic population of

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Opinion: The Best High School in the Country May be Sacrificed to Diversity

Demographic change has remade the Old Dominion. Once reliably conservative, Virginia is now a blue state. Non-white immigrants and white liberals moving to Northern Virginia (NOVA) lead this sea change. Arlington, once home to Robert E. Lee, and Alexandria, once a city that honored the Confederacy, are occupied territory. Liberal whites and Asians face a contradiction. NOVA residents are generally

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NAU professors examine the role racial disparities play in mortality rates of rural, urban residents

Researchers have long found that general mortality estimates for whites and African Americans have consistently shown that black death rates exceed white rates. However, there is limited information on historical trends in mortality rates between older black and white adults living in urban societies compared with rural communities. A paper recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

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