While professional sports franchises have become more socially conscious, LGBTQ fans and players aren’t exactly embraced with open arms.
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Half of LGBTQ participants in a recent study experienced discrimination, insults, bullying or abuse while playing, watching or talking about sports.
Many Black and Hispanic STEM students leave the science field because of the ‘racial fatigue’ of having to deal with stereotypes.
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Coping with racial stereotypes that permeate STEM culture is like having another full-time job, argues a researcher who studies racism in these fields.
People in Zambia gather while awaiting food distribution in January 2020.
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Using a common tool for measuring subconscious stereotypes, a scholar assessed how bias against dark skin can influence an inclination to support a charity serving people in low-income countries.
Decades of diversity training has been a double-edged sword. It’s offered a chance for people of colour to advocate for more inclusive workplaces. But it’s done nothing to tackle structural racism.
African American students are disproportionately punished, starting in preschool.
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These new findings could help explain why Black students are more likely to be suspended, expelled or otherwise disciplined than other children.
Concerns raised that online hate could translate into attacks when lockdown lifts.
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COVID-19 has led to a rise in Islamophobia, with fake news and racist memes shared online, new research finds.
If we are not careful, the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a rise in xenophobic attitudes.
Making diverse friends at school may counter stereotypes.
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
Nonprofit leaders aren’t particularly diverse.
Leaders like Ford Foundation President Darren Walker are the exception.
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, watching the installation of a menorah outside Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue.
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On top of the rising number of violent acts and vandalism incidents, American Jews are dealing with microagressions and prejudice that take a toll on their lives.
An academic expert on Islamophobia attended a ‘free-speech’ conference in Toronto, where she was assaulted after challenging speakers for promoting hatred against Muslims.
Covert power brokers are using cultural, political and economic ideas to influence, shape and inform white nationalist views. They help circulate bigotry by dressing it up as patriotism.
March against racism in London on March 18, 2017.
If you believe a conspiracy theory about a specific minority group, you are more likely to have negative views about other, unrelated groups too.
The statue of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America, stands in Richmond, Va.
Virginia’s stark political contradictions, reflecting centuries of racism and a new liberal majority, were on display when a blackface image was found recently on the governor’s old yearbook page.
1899 lithograph of white minstrel performer Carroll Johnson depicted in blackface, right.
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The public was shocked by the blackface image on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page. But if blackface is now taboo, there was a time when it played a big role in American culture.
Mourners wait to attend the funeral of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 16, 2017 after Heyer was killed attending a rally to protest white nationalism.
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As death tolls rise from hate crimes, a psychiatrist wonders: Is it time to treat bigotry like a disease?
The beautiful game still needs to perform on bigger social issues.
Nonprofit boards should be more diverse than this group, but too often they’re not.
The people leading nonprofits are much less diverse than the communities they serve and there’s no reason to expect that to change soon.
Cory Watson of the Edmonton Eskimos reacts to losing to the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL West Final on Sunday. The word Eskimo signals negative and archaic stereotypes and is considered by most Inuit to be a racial slur.
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The use of the word Eskimos for a Canadian football team needs to end. It signals negative stereotypes and is considered by most Inuit to be a racial slur.
For Socrates, tolerance is fundamentally about equality and the pursuit of truth.
Schools and universities have a responsibility to protect students from hate speech while also exposing them to views that disrupt their ways of thinking and ideas of the world.
In this photo from Sept. 11, 2001, firefighters work in the ruins of the World Trade Center towers in New York City after an al-Qaida terrorist attack.
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It’s been 16 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Understanding what propelled al-Qaida’s attacks could help guard against further violence.