South Miami http://blog.wlrn.org en Research Shows Black Kids at a Higher Risk of Drowning http://blog.wlrn.org/post/research-shows-black-kids-higher-risk-drowning <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Florida has the highest rate of drowning in the country and for those younger than 4, water is the No. 1 killer aside from birth defects. But the danger is not spread equally among all children.</span></p><p>Overall, black kids drown at a much higher rate than other children. But among the youngest group of kids — younger than school age — whites and Hispanics fare worse. It’s around the 4 or 5 years old when those tides turn and black kids drown at about three times the rate of other children.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:28:09 +0000 Wilson Sayre 34193 at http://blog.wlrn.org Research Shows Black Kids at a Higher Risk of Drowning South Miami Cultural Arts Center, Hollywood ArtWalk, Chef Norman Van Aken & Miami Arts Calendar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/south-miami-cultural-arts-center-hollywood-artwalk-chef-norman-van-aken-miami-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 12974 at http://blog.wlrn.org South Miami Cultural Arts Center, Hollywood ArtWalk, Chef Norman Van Aken & Miami Arts Calendar Poet Richard Blanco Reads Tonight In Miami http://blog.wlrn.org/post/poet-richard-blanco-reads-tonight-miami <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When </span><a href="http://www.richard-blanco.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Richard Blanco</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> got the call that he'd been chosen to write a poem for President Obama's second inauguration, at first he thought it was a prank. He still has no idea how he ended up on the President's radar.</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:30:36 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman 9451 at http://blog.wlrn.org Poet Richard Blanco Reads Tonight In Miami