The Black Death, a plague responsible for killing around a third of the population of Europe during the 14th century, spread to millions of humans by rats that carried infected fleas - right? That's the story we've long been told by historians. Show More Summary
I THOUGHT THE SCIENCE WAS SETTLED: Rats may not have been responsible for the Black Death plague. “Te new research, based on European death statistics for nine plague outbreaks spanning five centuries, suggests the much-maligned rat may not be to blame. Instead, ‘human ectoparasites’ — meaning fleas residing on people, not rats — may have […]
Classic rodent blaming.
Rats have been blamed for the bubonic plague. But was there another culprit?
(Le Bonheur Children's Hospital) A recent study, Race, Preoperative Risk Factors, and Death After Surgery, has found that black children are more than twice as likely to die following surgery than white children and describes race-specific models to predict surgical outcomes. The study is published in the February 2018 issue of Pediatrics.
The abortion chain Planned Parenthood insulted the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by claiming that their abortion work is furthering his dream. Planned Parenthood is responsible for the deaths of millions of unborn black babies. Abortion is the top killer of black lives in America. Yet, on Monday, the abortion giant had […]
Those poor, misjudged rats? According to infectious disease experts in Norway and Italy, rats aren't to blame for the spread of the Black Death, which has previously been referred to as the species' most infamous crime. In fact, humans might've been directly involved, reports the CBC. While studying nine European...
ProPublica’s Lost Mothers series on U.S. maternal mortality recently turned its attention to the shockingly high rates of deaths in black women when compared to women of other races and ethnicities.
Black rats have been exonerated in a new study about the Black Death.
A team of researchers with the University of Oslo has found evidence that suggests human fleas and lice, not rodents, were behind the spread of the plague that killed millions of people over the course of several centuries. In theirShow More Summary
A provocative new study suggests that medieval plagues spread via fleas and lice on people.
For most of us, the Black Lives Matter movement began in 2015, after the death of Michael Brown Jr. at the hands of a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. But for Patrisse Khan-Cullors, one of three black women credited with launching the hashtag and leading the movement to follow, BLM’s origins go back much further. Maybe […]
A French woman dubbed the "Black Widow of the Riviera" for allegedly seducing and poisoning wealthy elderly men, leading to the deaths of two of them, faces a life sentence as her trial gets under way on Monday.
A French woman dubbed the "Black Widow of the Riviera" for allegedly seducing and poisoning wealthy elderly men, leading to the deaths of two of them, faces a life sentence as her trial gets under way on Monday. Patricia Dagorn, 57,Show More Summary
Miracle Treasure McGowan, a 15-year-old black female, died Thursday, Jan. 11, in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.
The warriors of Wakanda talk about the upcoming film Marvel’s Black Panther in a new featurette. Marvel’s Black Panther opens on February 16th. Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, theShow More Summary
Jamarcus Palmer, a 28-year-old black male, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.
Even in death, she persisted.
Photo Credit: Twitter.com The violent death of a 23-year-old lesbian woman in Washington D.C. has ignited the hashtag #sayhername on social media. Kerrice Lewis was reportedly tied up in her trunk after being kidnapped – shot then burned alive… Read The post Outrage Over Black Lesbian, Kerrice Lewis, Shot and Burned Alive in Washington D.C. appeared first on Towleroad.
Over the weekend I did a BINGE of the 19th season of "THE FIRST 48 HOURS".I saw a DRIVE BY SHOOTING in New Orleans - TWO BLACK PEOPLE MURDERED - 4 BLACK PEOPLE SHOT (including 2 children).THERE IS NO GREATER FRAUD that ATTACKS "AMERICAN...Show More Summary