Multiple sex partners were noted more frequently among African-American students (41.7% of males and 16.3% of females), compared to Hispanic (20.5% of males and 11.2% of females) and Caucasian (11.5% of males and 10.1% of females) students.
Set in 1930s America, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry follows the African-American Logan family as they experience various negative effects of racism and social norms of the time, despite their relatively privileged financial positions.
A 2003 study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shows that African-American and Hispanic children face much higher odds of being overweight than non-Hispanic white or Asian-American and Pacific Islander children.
Music was very segregated at the time, but the rich legacy of gospel and blues, coupled with the new R&B records being made by African-American musicians, clicked with Elvis and became his own musical inspiration.
Congress reported that in cases where African-American children are a minority, a higher percentage of African-American children are identified with mental retardation and emotional disturbance than white students.