African-Americans are four or five times more likely to have an infant death compared to the white population. Firearms assaults are nearly 35 times higher.
The American Urological Association now supports new guidelines which state routine screening is no longer recommended for men who are at average risk for the disease.
It is estimated that one in six African-Americans in Missouri has signs of kidney disease.
Developers named the road in 1979. It runs near a burial site for slaves.
The documentary is titled “Bootlicker” and explores the racial tension in the city since Fire Chief Sherman George was demoted.
Heart disease is the leading killer of whites and African Americans in the United States, but not Hispanics.
Rate of disparity for African-American drivers rises slightly in 2011.