• Obama plan aims to improve odds for minority boys

    2/27/14 4:50 PM

    President Barack Obama on Thursday launched his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, urging stronger efforts to create more opportunities for young minority men and to improve conditions that keep them impoverished and imprisoned in disproportionate numbers.

  • CPR less likely for minorities, study shows

    10/25/12 10:31 AM Comment

    People who collapse from cardiac arrest in poor black neighborhoods are half as likely to get CPR from family members at home or bystanders on the street as those in better-off white neighborhoods, according to a study that found the reasons go beyond race.