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Accelerated aging and a greater likelihood of suffering from an age-related illness at a younger age are two consequences being linked to African-American men who have experienced high-levels of racism throughout their lives. (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Racism May Accelerate Aging In African-American Men

A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that African-American men who reported high levels of racial discrimination, or who have internalized anti-black attitudes, have an increased risk of premature death and chronic disease than white people.

01/08/2014

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Jury Issues $425K Verdict Against D.C. Police Force

A federal jury has for the second time ruled in favor of five black District of Columbia police officers who said they were retaliated against after raising allegations of racial discrimination.

12/20/2013

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Paula Deen Re-scheduled for ‘Today’ Show on Wednesday

Paula Deen will appear on NBC’s “Today” show on Wednesday, according to host Matt Lauer.

06/24/2013

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Court Tosses D.C. Police Discrimination Verdict

A federal appeals court has overturned a jury verdict in favor of five District of Columbia police officers who sued the department for racial discrimination.

02/15/2013

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SunTrust Mortgage Settles Fed Complaint For $21M

SunTrust Mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay $21 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in its lending practices, documents filed Thursday in U.S. District Court show.

05/31/2012