Get Informed : Subscribe to our newsletters for regular updates, analysis and context straight to your email. When she told her mother about the incident, Kevin was charged with felony indecency with a child. Like other states, it is public in accordance with the federal Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act named for 6-year-old Walsh, who was kidnapped and found murdered in Nor did he know that he would be put on the registry for life.
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Cancer death rates have historically been higher for African Americans than for whites, but that gap has been narrowing over the past few decades. The overall cancer death rate is dropping faster in blacks than in whites, mostly in 3 cancer types: lung , colorectal , and prostate. To continue this progress, we need to expand access to high-quality cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment for all Americans. African Americans in the US still have the highest death rate and lowest survival rate of any racial or ethnic group for most cancers. About , new cancer cases and 73, cancer deaths are expected among blacks in the US in Much of the difference is because of lower socioeconomic status and less access to medical care.
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For many African Americans growing up in the South in the 19th and 20th centuries, the threat of lynching was commonplace. The popular image of an angry white mob stringing a black man up to a tree is only half the story. Lynching, an act of terror meant to spread fear among blacks, served the broad social purpose of maintaining white supremacy in the economic, social and political spheres. Pervasive Threat Author Richard Wright, who was born near Natchez in southwest Mississippi, knew of two men who were lynched -- his step-uncle and the brother of a neighborhood friend.