A new report on racial disparity in the St. Louis area shows not much has changed in the last 20 years. According to the report released this morning, St. Louis is the sixth most segregated city in the U.S.
The New York Times has issued multiple clarifications and apologies this week in response to criticism that their “racially charged” descriptions of Ferguson’s Michael Brown reinforce stereotypes of black Americans.
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.