Decolonising medicine will create a fairer healthcare system for all.
Taking a peek, but probably not seeing a future career.
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At age 7, Black, white and Hispanic children have a similar opinion of the police. But this increasingly turns negative by the time they are teenagers, especially for nonwhite teens.
They’re not just honest or ignorant mistakes, and they can poison an otherwise pleasant interaction.
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White people are often defensive when they're called out for these subtle snubs and insults. But researchers have found that microaggressions correlate with racial bias.
The coming-of-age French indie film ‘Cuties’ sparked a backlash because of a poster that went viral.
The outrage over the teen film 'Cuties' diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Aug. 19 in Delaware. Why wasn’t she the presidential nominee? Strategic discrimination by primary voters may explain.
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Why are women and people of colour under-represented in politics? Part of the problem is strategic discrimination, or concern about other people's biases.
Dance troupe Diversity’s Black Lives Matter performance has received a lot of complaints.
Complaints stated that family shows like Britain's Got Talent shouldn't be political. However, the problem is much more complex and sinister than simple politics
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Rocks exposes the realities of social care, where children feel left out of decisions that shape their lives.
Sage burning as a spiritual cleansing ritual is common at Black Lives Matter protests.
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BLM has been accused of being 'Godless' and operating in a 'demonic realm.' But scholars of religion see a deep spirituality at work in the movement.
Can a college course help students understand people of different races?
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Many Americans want to become more open to people of other races but don't know how. A professor in Colorado shares what works in her sociology class.
At the turn of the 20th century, marriage was assumed to be an exercise in mutual misery.
Concerned about the state of marriage – and thus the ability of whites to procreate – eugenicists were behind some of the earliest modern marriage manuals.
School students participate in a national quiz in South Africa.
Students feel a generational responsibility to challenge racial stereotypes, a study finds.
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's song has cause an uproar for its explicit expression of female sexuality.
Black and Latino essential workers are more likely to experience food, child care and housing insecurities than their white co-workers, in addition to safety concerns.
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Stress and physical conditions make essential work unsafe, especially for Black and Latino employees.
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?
As seen in ‘Alien vs. Predator,’ Hollywood alien movies can be read as depicting Black people as monsters to be feared.
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Anti-black violence exists against the backdrop of the political and cultural dehumanization of Black people. How did this happen and where do we go from here?
Zadie Smith’s debut White Teeth was part of a wave of interest in “multicultural writing” in the early 2000s.
Interest in Black British writing has grown and shrunk since the late 1940s. Is the current wave going to crash like those before it?
Rhetoric that casts COVID-19 as a Chinese virus stigmatizes Asian people and plays into racist tropes of a ‘yellow peril.’
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Stating that COVID-19 is a “Chinese” disease, dehumanizes and reinforces well-worn stereotypes of Chinese people as the "yellow peril."
When we use 'race' we need to be very specific about what we mean. Race is not biology, nor is it class.
Implicit bias training has become a lucrative business in recent years, but it doesn’t always deliver the expected results.
Recent years have seen a rise in the number of businesses offering employees bias training. However, bias training is not a one-size-fits-all solution and unless tailored to specific contexts loses its value.
About seven times as many Americans are working from home since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Working from home has become the new norm for many during the pandemic. But it's an opportunity that divides along racial and economic lines – and isn't as beneficial to the environment as many believe.