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Black men sentenced to more time for committing the exact same crime as a white person, study finds

These disparities were observed “after controlling for a wide variety of sentencing factors,” including age, education, citizenship, weapon possession and prior criminal history.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/11/16/black-men-sentenced-to-more-time-for-committing-the-exact-same-crime-as-a-white-person-study-finds/?utm_term=.a69208bc2fbf

Study Identifies Risk And Protective Factors For Depressive Symptoms In African-American Men

 

Study Identifies Risk And Protective Factors For Depressive Symptoms In African-American Men

African-American men report an average of eight depressive symptoms in a month, with family support, mastery, self-esteem, chronic stressors and discrimination among the factors that are significant to their psychological health, according to a new study led by researchers at Georgia State University. Although African-Americans are less likely than whites to meet the criteria for […]

Source: www.socialworkhelper.com/2017/10/27/study-identifies-risk-protective-factors-depressive-symptoms-african-american-men/