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Black male enrollment declines in medical schools

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — personal loans instant decision bad credit The number of Black males applying to medical school is

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Infant mortality is much higher in the Black community compared to the white community.

Infant death rates between Blacks and whites is very wide

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing guaranteed small payday loans Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — The U.S. infant death rate among Blacks was twice

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