Tag Archives: Black

Do Lung Cancer Guidelines Undercount Black Americans?

Despite findings that Black Americans are more likely to die of lung cancer than white Americans, current screening guidelines fail to properly count this population, according to new findings published in the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Black people have different patterns of smoking and lung cancer. They… Read More »

Insecure’s Nathan reminds us that Black men are allowed to struggle with mental health too

Kendrick Sampson is pictured in a screenshot of “Insecure.” I liked Nathan from the moment he and his Southern drawl hopped into Issa’s party Lyft. I was over him when he got ghost. Then forgave him when he came back with the clutch block party plug. Since his debut in season 3, something about Nathan’s… Read More »

New York churches transformed into COVID-19 testing sites to serve Black, Latinx communities

Medical workers in personal protective equipment (PPE) test for COViD-19 at Abyssinian Baptist Church, one of 11 churches across the city as well as Nassau County and Westchester that has begun testing for the virus on May 13, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) The New… Read More »

Coronavirus: Black Britons face ‘twice the risk’ of death, says ONS

Black men and women are nearly twice as likely to die with coronavirus as white people in England and Wales, according to the Office for National Statistics. The analysis shows the inequality persists after taking into account age, where people live and some measures of deprivation and prior health. People from Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani… Read More »