Why black Americans are getting less sleep

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  • Published on:  Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • How the sleep gap reflects inequality and contributes to it.Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjOA good night’s rest is critical for your health, and a lot can go wrong when you don’t get enough it. Sleep deprivation can contribute to obesity, diabetes, inflammation, heart disease, and more. The minimum recommended amount for adults is 7 hours (this too can vary from person to person). But, a third of Americans are sleep deprived — and on average, Black Americans are clocking in the least amount of z’s. Black Americans already face steep disparities in health, and not getting enough good sleep can compound on those issues. By examining the sleep gap, and addressing the root causes, we may be able to tackle other inequalities in the US too.Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06oOr Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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  • dhruvit kheni

     1 years ago

    Please delete this video.

  • Apple User 193,803,921

     1 years ago

    Sleep is racist

  • Zekere'ye Wantanabo

     1 years ago

    Apple User 193,803,921 this overweight host can't sleep because her gut is in the way

  • DimpleThot

     1 years ago

    why this gotta be a black thing, like if you don't get sleep you don't get sleep.

  • Twitch_LtMotto

     1 years ago

    DimpleThot ikr they throwin race into everything these days


     1 years ago

    Because we gotta stay Woke

  • V42

     1 months ago

    Just do a better job of segregating yourselves from the rest of us non blacks

  • Shake Shack Is Better Than Five Guys

     1 months ago


  • Small Boy

     1 years ago

    "The Sleep Gap"......WOW

  • fer

     1 years ago

    what a time we live in, huh?

  • Evan Keough

     1 years ago

    It's because you gotta stay woke.

  • TheTruth

     5 months ago


  • E. Keough

     1 years ago


  • Daws

     1 years ago

    This has nothing to do with color! This is based on culture!

  • Xavier Harris

     2 days ago

    Culture is created by sinmlar invorments

  • WickedGaming

     1 years ago

    Black Girl first of all i like your hair. Second of all, if the n word has such a negative historical backing than shouldn’t we all stop using it, even blacks?


     1 years ago

    LMAO. Vox is TRASH

  • bhips ahoy

     1 years ago

    this is a meme right

  • Sherif El Helw

     7 months ago

    @Jay Bee you realise that quote is a hoax right?

  • Darth Zeus

     1 years ago

    I wish

  • burmaning 1234567890

     1 years ago

    It's only a race problem if you make it one

  • Shway

     1 years ago

    wow more irrelevant points from you to avoid addressing the issue. just admit you were wrong and move on. or just don't reply. I've already wasted too much time on your random assorted bullshit. you have no real argument and barely know what you're talking about. you can't even stay on topic for more than a couple comments deep.

  • Jay Bee

     1 years ago

    Patternicity if you do know what you’re talking about then who were the two biggest contributors to the NSDAP?