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Prescott finds reported sex offenses lower in neighborhoods with resident sex offenders

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David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

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Line graph showing widening race disparity

Widening Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Deaths

1/15/2014 feature story

The New York Times has a great interactive visualization of the widening racial disparity in breast cancer deaths. Previously, black women had lower breast cancer mortality than whites, but it is now higher. The trend is not exactly the same across all states.

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