Data and Fact Sheets Regarding the African American Community

Adolescent Sexual Health and the Dynamics of Oppression: A Call for Cultural Competency – 2003

Barriers to Health Care for Youth of Color – January 2004

Briefly – Policy Brief: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Teen Pregnancy – 2008 (PDF)

Cultural Competence and Social Justice – January 2004

Fast Facts: Minority Teen Birth Rate by State – 2005

Giving Up Harmful Practices, Not Culture – 1998

  • English version
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HIV/AIDS and African Americans

HIV/AIDS and the Young African American Woman: Get Your Talk On – 1998

The Impact of Homophobia and Racism on GLBTQ Youth of Color – 2007

Minnesota Disparities in Adolescent Birth Rates by Race and Ethnicity – 2009 (PDF)

Serving Youth of Color – January 2004

Teen Sexual Activity, Pregnancy, and Childbearing Among Black Teens – June 2008 (PDF)

Understanding Disparities in the HIV Epidemic: How Social and Cultural Forces Lead to Unequal Risk for African American/Blacks – 2008

Young African American Women and HIV – 2006

Youth of Color – At Disproportionate Risk of Negative Sexual Health Outcomes – 2004

Youth of Color – Rights. Respect. Responsibility.: A Strategy to Promote Sexual Health – 2004

Young Women of Color and the HIV Epidemic – 2003

Young Women of Color and Their Risk for HIV and Other STIs – 2003