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Radio Atlantic: Being Black in America Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Why do black Americans die earlier than white Americans? Staff writers Olga Khazan and Vann Newkirk join Matt and Alex to discuss how poverty and prejudice shorten African-American lifespans.

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Nationwide, black Americans live three years less than white Americans. In places with - (Olga Khazan, July/August 2018 Issue - (Olga Khazan, November 8, 2017) - (Vann R. Newkirk II, May 21, 2017) - (Olga Khazan, May 15, 2018) - (Olga Khazan, May 7, 2018) - (Vann R. Newkirk II, February 28, 2018) - (Olga Khazan, December 28, 2017) - (Vann R. Newkirk II, July 16, 2017) - (Vann R. Newkirk II, June 27, 2017) - (Vann R. Newkirk II, June 5, 2017) - (Olga Khazan, September 15, 2014)

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