Center for the Health of Minority Males

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Black Men's Health Resources

Click on image for larger viewThere are approximately 21 million black men in the United States. Black men suffer far worse health than any other racial group in America. There are a number of reasons for this, including racial discrimination, a lack of affordable health services, poor health education, cultural barriers, poverty, employment that does not carry health insurance, and insufficient medical and social services catering for black men.

Clinical health

Social determinants of health

Economic stability


Health and health care

Social and community context

Neighborhood and built environment

Research on men's health