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Why Do Some White Chicagoans Live 30 Years Longer Than Their Black Counterparts?

It is the widest discrepancy at the city-level in the nation.

Life Expectancy Gap Between Blacks and Whites is Shrinking

The difference is now the smallest it has ever been.

Staying Alive, as a Black Man [VIDEO]

Two men living with HIV share their personal stories of keeping well in a world in which the average black man dies far younger than the nation overall.

9 Charts That Force the Question, Does Black Life Matter?

When measured by the blunt calculus of mortality, being black in the U.S. is a killer.