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AFRICANGLOBE - Researchers have found that those who face discrimination on a day to day basis are more prone to developing mental disorders including anxiety, depression and substance abuse. The study is focused on discrimination of various types, character-based discrimination, disrespect and condescension. They found that African-Americans and Caribbean Blacks who experience discrimination are at a greater risk for mental health problems.
AFRICANGLOBE - On Saturday, a Dallas woman called 911 for assistance with her 39-year-old schizophrenic son, hoping that a specialized mental health team might take him to the hospital. Instead, two police officers showed up and shot Jason Harrison dead when he came out of the house.