African American History Culture : African Americans get less sleep than whites, an inequality stretching back to slavery

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,


    African Americans get less sleep than whites, an inequality stretching back to slavery

    ... Yet it may be just as important to consider what happens when we’re asleep. Race shapes our sleep, a relationship that has surprising roots deep in our national past ...

    http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-reiss-race-sleep-gap-20170423-story.html

    African Americans don't sleep as well as whites, an inequality stretching back to slavery

    Some racial inequities are exacerbated at night.
    latimes.com


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    A family of African American war workers in a makeshift bedroom in Little Toyko, Los Angeles in the 1940s. (Los Angeles Daily News/UCLA Archive)


    Benjamin Reiss




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