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

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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

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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)


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Do you believe Blacks get less sleep?
The writer of the article, Benjamin Reiss, is a white man.
How does he know how many hours Black people are sleeping?
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Thomas Jefferson, for instance, opined that black people simply “require less sleep” than whites. And while he noted enslaved people’s propensity to drop off quickly at the end of a long day, he convinced himself that a rapid descent into sleep was evidence of inferior intellects (rather than insufficient rest). White people, he observed, could keep themselves up late into the night to pursue intellectual or creative endeavors, whereas “negroes” were deficient in the powers of “reflection” that allowed them to do so: “An animal whose body is at rest, and

Now they want to study how we sleeping.
Get outta here Benjamin
 

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