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THE WASHINGTON POST

The Meaning Of Black And White Mortality Rates In America

WASHINGTON — For the past year and a half, Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton have been ringing the alarm about rising mortality among middle-aged white Americans.

The pair have attracted a bit of controversy for pointing out these facts. Recently, Pacific Standard's Malcolm Harris suggested that their research, and the way it was presented, put too much emphasis on white mortality - when black mortality has always been worse. "American white privilege is still very much in effect, and no statistical tomfoolery can change that," he wrote.

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Hip Hop Wannabes, All The Way In Abu Dhabi
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Hip Hop Wannabes, All The Way In Abu Dhabi

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ABU DHABI — For many of us, hip hop has always been more than just another music genre, a passing trend or temporary lifestyle. It's a cultural movement with deep roots that highlight socio-economic disadvantages, an accreditation to the advancement of civil rights progress, and, in sociological terms, an ongoing challenge to the status quo.

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