Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

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Health Promotion Among Diverse Population
Grand Canyon University NRS-429V-0103
Rubynell Whaley
Instructor: April Herrera
January 25, 2015

Race has always been an issue for African Americans. The racial inequality among African Americans in America is not the same as that of different workers or exiles. As far as the broadened time of the establishment of subjection and the issue of skin shade as a representation for dehumanization of dark individuals. For four centuries (1619-2002) African Americans have battled through bitter times of subjugation, isolation, and separation (Bennett, 1993). Topics of race, prejudice, and racial separation are established in the consequence of servitude and endure throughout present American life.

Calculated by a mixture of components such as education, income, and occupation, socioeconomic status; viewed as the social status of an individual or gathering of people. The effects it has on the African American population can range from poverty, poor health to low educational levels. Research has demonstrated that race and ethnicity regarding the stratification frequently focus an individual's financial situation (House & Williams, 2000). Besides, groups are regularly isolated by SES, race, and ethnicity.

According to statistical data, socioeconomic factors have an impact on many ethnic and racial minorities. The data shows that: African American kids are three times more prone to live in poverty than Caucasian youngsters. American Indian/Alaska Native, Latino, and Native Hawaiian families are further probable than Caucasian and Asian families to experience hardship.
Regarding the education of African Americans compared to that of Caucasians, there is still a significant gap in regards to learning and training.
(American Council on Education, 2006). In 2005, the secondary school dropout rate of Latinos was most…...

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