News tagged with black death

Death rates higher for poor black Americans

In 2000, a black, working-aged resident of a poor neighborhood was significantly more likely to die than a white American — a situation that essentially remained unchanged from 20 years earlier, according ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Health
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New model of man's role in climate change

The Roman Conquest, the Black Death and the discovery of America -- by modifying the nature of the forests -- have had a significant impact on the environment. These are the findings of Swiss scientists who have researched ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Environment
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