As SBM continues to strive to become your source for new and up-to-date information, we’d like to begin highlighting the daily news stories, blogs, and videos trending around the web. In that effort, here are the top news headlines that may interest you for Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Read, be informed, discuss, and prosper.
How Racism is Bad for Our Bodies – “Growing literature shows discrimination raises the risk of many emotional and physical problems. Discrimination has been shown to increase the risk of stress, depression, the common cold, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, and mortality.”
6-Month-Old and Father Shot Multiple Times (Chicago Gun Violence) – Chicago gun violence continues, this time injuring a 6-month-old baby girl who, unfortunately, passed away this morning.
Your ‘Facebook Likes’ Indicate More Than You Think – “A study shows that what you ‘like’ on Facebook can predict, with remarkable accuracy, everything from your race to your sexual orientation, political affiliation and personality type.”
5 Ways We Can Teach Men Not to Rape – “Zerlina Maxwell, of Ebony.com, offers ways to prevent rape without making women responsible for the crimes committed against them.”
Michael Vick Book Tour Canceled Due Death Threats – “Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was set to sign his autobiography ‘Finally Free’ at Barnes & Noble stores, but the tour was canceled following numerous threats related to dog fighting.”