If our survey is any indication, this cash-rich stock photo model probably feels pretty good about life. Willie B.Thomas/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Mike Jackson has diabetes and high blood pressure. His eye was damaged after he cut back on insulin because he couldn't afford it. Bryan Terry for NPR hide caption

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A poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health found that African-Americans are unhappy with their local entertainment venues. Corbis hide caption

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In a new poll, just a quarter of single black women said they were looking for a long-term relationship, while nearly half of black men said they were. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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African-Americans said they were optimistic about the future despite anxieties about possible financial hardships. Barry Gregg/Corbis hide caption

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