Students who come from families that are more well-off financially have an advantage in their quest to become a college athlete, researchers have found.
When colleges and universities provide better funding for Ph.D. students, more students –especially students of color – apply.
When students are allowed to bring personal items for show and tell, it can build their senses of self-worth, belonging and control. But poor kids often don’t get that opportunity.
A school finance expert and an education law scholar make the case for why reparations should be paid to African Americans by changing the way schools are funded.
Older adults in rural areas in Canada are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including related ones like social connections and public health information outreach.
Black Americans have worse health outcomes by many measures. To draw attention to that fact, the CDC and communities across the country have called racism a public health threat.
Former enslaved persons never got ‘forty acres and a mule,’ and their descendants have been denied reparations for the legacy of slavery. Will Joe Biden be the president to change that?
With fewer funds to fall back on, minority-owned enterprises have struggled in the recession. To make things worse, many are in sectors that have been badly hit by lockdowns.
More people than ever are living with HIV, but people may overlook the fact that many of these long-term survivors are African-American women. They face unique social and health challenges.
While school suspensions are meant to deter violence and other troublesome behavior, some students see being suspended as something that makes them more popular and tough, a researcher has found.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is poised to stop looking at racial disparities in school discipline – a move that one scholar believes will send the wrong message to schools.
A grassroots movement to end racial disparities in schoolhouse discipline is beginning to take root throughout the nation and winning important victories at the local level. Can it sustain the effort?
Communities that are majority black, Hispanic or Native American are over 50 percent more vulnerable to wildfire compared to other communities.
A new study shows that natural disasters enrich white victims while hurting people of color, worsening wealth inequality. And government aid contributes to the problem.
In today’s opioid crisis, why are some people with addictions treated with empathy and others with disdain? The answer to that question has roots in the 19th century.
The recent arrest of two black patrons who were waiting on a business meeting at a Starbucks has parallels to how black children are unfairly discipline in school, a researcher argues.
Some school districts are moving to cut back on the use of suspensions. But if school discipline reforms are not implemented in a thoughtful way, classrooms may become harder to manage.
Despite the failure of zero tolerance discipline policies in schools, the Trump administration is targeting an Obama-era memo that sought to limit such policies.
Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven’t solved the problem.
New research finds state zero tolerance laws do not improve student safety. In fact, they increase the use of suspensions and racial disparities in discipline.