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Being Black in America Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
Black Americans on mental health, trauma, and resilience - STAT
Black Americans have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic. This has been compounded by the tragic deaths of Black men and women — lives cut short at the hands of police and vigilantes. Ahmaud Arbery shot while jogging. Breonna Taylor killed in her home. George Floyd suffocated as the world watched.
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When it came out that a Black woman bailed R. In fact, I refused to be. First, the revelation had once been my greatest fear as this saga rages on. Secondly, because it totally makes sense. In fact, this is the logical conclusion to the ongoing, ultra-specific, and generational worship of R.
In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. To Kiarra, the weight sometimes felt like a great burden, and at other times like just another fact of life. She had survived a childhood marred by death, drugs, and violence. But she still struggled with binge eating—so much so that she would eat entire plates of quesadillas or mozzarella sticks in minutes. To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone app.