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'The End of White America?' - Part 2 listen

01/27/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The Inauguration of Barack Obama last week was filled with reports from Washington and around the country about the watershed moment in this country of election a black man.

Obama’s election has spurred perhaps more conversations about race than American have generally been comfortable about having. But those conversations may escalate with the changing face of America.

According to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau released last summer, groups currently categorized as minorities...

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Conference on health disparities among minorities begins listen

08/13/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Minorities don’t get the same quality of health care as whites in the U.S. A conference addressing these disparities began today in Tampa.

Florida’s Surgeon General Ana Viamonte Ros delivered the keynote address at the 2008 Florida Minority Health Disparities Summit. The theme of the conference is "Bridging the Gap: Embracing Solutions to Eliminate Health Barriers.”

Viamonte Ros said there are seven health areas that disproportionately impact minorities: “HIV-AIDS, immunization...

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