Life Expectancy, Death Rates, Geography and Black People: A Statistical World Overview
Journal of Black Studies, 39(3), 337- 347, February 2009
Amadu J. Kaba, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Just as Black Americans have the lowest life expectancy and highest death rates among the many racial and ethnic groups in the United States, so also are Black Africans in Africa the racial group with the lowest life expectancy and highest death rates among all the nations of the world. This article presents a statistical world overview of the life expectancy and death rates of people of Black African descent.