Black Life Expectancy Increases.

There's still a gap between the length of white and black lives.

“According to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the age-adjusted death rate among African-Americans declined 25 percent from 1999 to 2015. However, although blacks as a whole are living longer, their life expectancy is still four years less than whites and critical racial disparities still persist between the two races, researchers say.”

See the full CBS story HERE.

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