An image from a police body camera shows bystanders including Darnella Frazier, third from right, filming a Minneapolis police officer pressing his knee on George Floyd’s neck.
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A game theory expert explains why a witness to a troubling situation who is in a group may feel a lesser sense of personal responsibility than a single individual.
Long term care for the aged in Ghana faces several hurdles.
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Families in Ghana are struggling to manage the long-term care of ageing relatives.
El sobrino de Floyd, Brandon Williams (centro), con el reverendo Al Sharpton (izquierda) fuera del tribunal en Minneapolis, Minnesota, antes de que comenzara el juicio por asesinato del oficial Derek Chauvin, el 29 de marzo de 2021.
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La muerte de Floyd, quien era negro, desencadenó una ola de protestas masivas contra el racismo en Estados Unidos. Este es un resumen de importantes investigaciones sobre la violencia policial.
U.S. Border Patrol detains tens of thousands of the families and children who try to cross U.S. borders every year.
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Children and families have been fleeing to the US in rising numbers for nearly a decade. So why is the current situation at the US-Mexico border being viewed as something new?
Floyd’s nephew, Brandon Williams (center), with the Rev. Al Sharpton (left) outside the heavily guarded Hennepin County Government Center, in Minneapolis, Minn., before the murder trial of Officer Derek Chauvin began, March 29, 2021.
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Research on racism and policing in the US, explained by the experts who study it.
Professional home care for the elderly in Ghana has been ignored.
In Ghana, adult children are straining to care for their aged parents and there is an increasing sense that government needs to step in.
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, shown during her weekly press conference Jan. 7, was a particular target of some of the Capitol insurrectionists.
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With obscenities and violence, rioters at the Capitol left an obvious message: angry contempt for women.
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La interseccionalidad sigue siendo una gran desconocida en las administraciones locales, a pesar de que son ellas quienes tienen la clave para acabar con esta forma de discriminación. El término fue propuesto en 1989 por la jurista afroamericana Kimberlé Crenshaw para describir el cruce de diferentes tipos de marginación.
In a widely publicized speech on the House floor, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez carefully analyzed the harmful effects of sexism in Congress.
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Misogyny combined with partisan vitriol is a dangerous combination for women politicians and American democracy, says a recent House resolution denouncing 'violence against women in politics.'
Kyniska drawn with her horses in the Biography of Illustrious Women of Rome, Greece, and the Lower Empire, published in 1825.
After her win in 396 BC, Kyniska erected a statue of herself, reading: 'I am the only woman in all Greece who won this crown.'
A Black Lives Matter protester outside the Federal Reserve Bank in New York.
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The economic status of Black Americans hasn't changed since the Fed was handed its mandate in 1977. Could targeting Black unemployment, encouraging credit and reporting discrepancies narrow the gap?
Folks are more likely to social distance properly if there are economic incentives to do so.
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Two economists argue that people who believe the economy will turn around quickly have more incentive to quarantine.
Work and family, without good childcare, are mutually exclusive.
A scholar and mother of a young child who is now working at home explores what's called the 'work-family conflict' – and finds that's the wrong label for the impossible choices faced by parents.
Trump addresses the Paycheck Protection Program at a meeting.
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The government wants to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the definition of “small” is still pretty big.
Airbnb listings aren’t required to comply with the ADA.
Airbnb's platform perpetuates the social exclusion of people with disabilities, while the 30-year-old ADA doesn't apply to the sharing economy.
When the shuttered economy reopens, how many black Americans will be left out in the cold?
Black Americans were left especially vulnerable to the economic impact of COVID-19 and history shows it will take them longer to rebound.
Working from home is an accommodation long sought by many people with disabilities.
With vast swaths of society forced to work from home, people with disabilities can overcome many of the challenges they face in a normal office environment.
State police officers during a “Reopen Virginia” rally around Capitol Square in Richmond on April 22, 2020.
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'Dystopia' is a term that's gained popularity during the coronavirus pandemic. But it's not a synonym for 'a bad time,' and a government's poor handling of a crisis does not constitute dystopia.
The operating room at the Whole Woman’s Health clinic in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 4, 2019. Texas says abortions are nonessential during coronavirus.
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Seven states are moving to ban abortions, along with other 'elective' medical services, during the coronavirus crisis. But delaying or denying abortions can do serious health and financial harm.
Tight finances have long beset HBCUs.
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Without government intervention, three experts warn, HBCUs will have a difficult time bouncing back from the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.