The Epigenetics of Being Black and Feeling Blue: Understanding African American Vulnerability to Disease

October 17, 2013   // 0 Comments

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. Black Americans and other Americans of color have endured many hardships ever since twenty Africans set foot in Jamestown, Virginia in 1619. For 85% percent of our nation's existence, white-imposed systems of oppression via slavery and Jim Crow "separate but equal" were the bloody and violent norm. Since that time, the persistence of racial discrimination has remained a rou...

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