Tag Archives: Talking Points

Talking Points: Interracial Marriage, Budgeting, Vacations

What people are discussing this month

A record 14.6% of all new marriages in the U.S. in 2008 were between people…

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Talking Points: What You Need to Know

Though African American men and white men smoke cigarettes at roughly the same rate—25.5% compared…

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Talking Points: Poll Says Retire ‘Negro’

African Americans unemployed longer; minorities not encouraged to pursue STEM education

In a BlackEnterprise.com poll on whether the 2010 Census form should have used the word…

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Talking Points

Based on 2007 data, the most recent available, single black women have just a fraction…

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Talking Points

What you need to know now

Face of the Uninsured
The United States spends more than any other nation in the world…

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African Americans Love to Tweet

What you need to know

Twitter is the leader of the pack among African American social networkers, according to a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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College-Educated Blacks Hardest Hit by Unemployment

College-educated white workers still had a relatively low unemployment rate of 3.8% as of March…

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Black Girls 50% More Likely to Be Bulimic Than White Girls

The eating disorder bulimia, characterized by reoccurring episodes of binging and purging, has been perceived…

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Grad Rates Higher for Black Athletes

Athletic departments are graduating black students at higher rates than universities as a whole, according…

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Black Colleges Graduating Fewer Students

Roughly 37% of black students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) finish a degree…

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