• In the early Sixties, the mortality rate for Black infants stood at 42 per 1000 live births; the white infant mortality rate was 22.
• During this same period, the cancer death rate for Black women was on the rise and the cancer death rate for white women was declining.
• In 1963, a Black man with pneumonia had half the chance of surviving as his white counter-part.
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