Though the conditions of confinement have many negative effects on African-Americans, there seems to be at least one positive outcome of imprisonment: better health care. A research study published by Vanderbilt University sociologist Evelyn Patterson in 2010 shows state prisons are having a positive effect on the mortality rates of Black men. The Grio Reports: […]

A recent study shows that when suffering from stroke- like symptoms, African Americans are more likely to call a friend instead of 911. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. interviewed 100 acute stroke patients or those who accompanied them to the hospital and found that 75 percent said they called someone else […]

Using data developed by Dr. Andrew Schiller’s team at, and based on FBI data from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, study revealed today the 25 most dangerous neighborhoods with the highestrates of violent crime in America.

A new study ranks Cleveland as one of the most stressful cities in the country. The “U.S. Uncovered” study, conducted by, says Cleveland is No. 3 on its “most stressful places in America.” The study took crime rates, unemployment and health of residents into account when creating the rankings. According to the study, Cleveland has […]

As college students  gear up once again to taste the sweet freedom of the college campus, there’s one thing they’re not likely not focusing on: the probability that one out of four female college students will be raped before receiving a diploma. A recent study  from the Department of Justice estimated that 25 percent of […]

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