Black Youth Suicide Attempt Rate Increasing At Alarming Rate | NBC Nightly News

A study commissioned by the Congressional Black Caucus shows in recent years self-reported suicide attempts by Black teens increased by 73 percent. The rate decreased for white teens. Black children younger than 13 were twice as likely to die by suicide than white children.
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Black Youth Suicide Attempt Rate Increasing At Alarming Rate | NBC Nightly News

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  1. America was such a respected country but unfortunately under trumps leadership America has become the biggest embarrassment in the western civilised world and this is so sad but until America gets rid of trump things ain’t gonna change my heart goes out to the parents of these unfortunate children

  2. This is eyond heartbreaking and brings back the pain I felt as a young boy when I got picked on and abused at school and was too embarrassed to tell anyone. As our country & the world, continue to cut down people of color, suppress them, destroy them financially, erase their history and remove or limit the amount of positive role models in their lives. The suicide rate for children of color will continue to rise and the world will pay a price for it!… Children can be cruel, that is because they are children. Adults can be cruel, that is because they have grown into cruel & evil adults – Which one are you?….

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