One in four African-Americans lives b...

One in four African-Americans lives below the federal poverty line

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-0h_really-

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#1 May 12, 2013
http://www.bread.org/what-we-do/resources/fac...

• African-Americans make up 12.4 percent of the
population6 but 19.6 percent of participants in the
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,
Infants, and Children (WIC).
• African-Americans are 22.5 percent of the participants
in SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
Program (formerly the Food Stamp Program).
• 90 percent of African-American children will
receive SNAP benefits at some point before age
20, compared to 49 percent of all U.S. children.
Osteoporosis Supporter

Ann Arbor, MI

#2 May 12, 2013
Better than being inbred.

I'm pretty lucky as I am inbred myself, also due to a small religious community, but not the Amish but rather Old German Baptist. My parents are fourth cousins, but they didn't know until after they were married. Both sets of my grandparents were raised OGB, and my mothers and fathers famlies knew each other before they married, my father at four years old saw my mother when she was a newborn.

There were three marriages between the two sides of my family, I've always thought that was odd, My fathers sister married my mothers brother and had three sons (my "quasi-brothers") and my mothers uncle married my fathers sister.

My family tree doesn't branch so much as it wreaths.

http://msgboard.snopes.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb ...

Amish populations have higher incidences of particular genetic disorders, including dwarfism (Ellis–van Creveld syndrome),[32] and various metabolic disorders,[33] as well as an unusual distribution of blood types.[34] Amish represent a collection of different demes or genetically closed communities.[35] Since almost all Amish descend from about 200 18th-century founders, genetic disorders that come out due to inbreeding exist in more isolated districts (an example of the founder effect). Some of these disorders are quite rare, or unique, and are serious enough to increase the mortality rate among Amish children. The majority of Amish accept these as "Gottes Wille" (God's will); they reject use of preventive genetic tests prior to marriage and genetic testing of unborn children to discover genetic disorders. However, Amish are willing to participate in studies of genetic diseases. Their extensive family histories are useful to researchers investigating diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and macular degeneration.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amish

Facts be racist.

-0h_really-

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#6 May 12, 2013
African Americans have been affected disproportionately by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection since early in the epidemic
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm60...
Hours

Phoenix, AZ

#7 May 12, 2013
Osteoporosis Supporter wrote:
<quoted text>
Still crackers have a higher suicide rate than blacks.
My Lord! How many freaking hours a day do you sit on your fatasz and spew your silly garbage?

“I'm a proud grandma”

Level 7

Since: Feb 12

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#8 May 12, 2013
Osteoporosis Supporter wrote:
<quoted text>
Still crackers have a higher suicide rate than blacks.
Very true, and not likely to change anytime soon either.
bLACK Man

Fredericksburg, VA

#9 May 13, 2013
nearly 30 k white males off themselves, lets make it 60K for 2013
JustMe

Peoria, IL

#10 May 13, 2013
bLACK Man wrote:
nearly 30 k white males off themselves, lets make it 60K for 2013
Here's hoping for a 100 kill points for all those brothers in Chicago this summer. They get along so well.
bLACK Man

Fredericksburg, VA

#11 May 14, 2013
JustMe wrote:
<quoted text>
Here's hoping for a 100 kill points for all those brothers in Chicago this summer. They get along so well.
dude 6 times as many white males commit SUICIDE than black men are murdered in America. This doesn't even include the white males that are murdered.

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