Racism Worsens Depression in Black Teens, Study Finds

Black teenagers surveyed in a new study experienced racial discrimination on an average of five times a day, and researchers saw their depression symptoms increase, too. Devin English, a psychologist at the Rutgers University School of Public Health, and his colleagues surveyed 101 black students between the ages of 13 to 17 in the Washington, D.C. area. They wondered the …