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Demonstrators march on Jan. 1, 1934, in Washington against the unjust trials of nine Black men falsely accused of raping two white women. Bettmann/Getty Images

Back in the day, being woke meant being smart

Conservative politicians have launched attacks against the use of the word “woke.” If they knew the history of the word, they might stop wasting their time.
Professors have lower academic expectations of Black college athletes compared with white college athletes, a study found. supersizer/E+ Collection/Getty Images

How Black male college athletes deal with anti-Black stereotypes on campus

Black male athletes at Division I schools say they alter their speech, dress and other behaviors to gain acceptance in mostly white academic and athletic settings.
On 27 October 2022, Elon Musk posted “The bird is freed” on Twitter. A year later, some “NatCon” (conservative nationalist) accounts have been restored, but X remains selective. Koshiro K/Shutterstock

From Twitter to X: one year on, are white supremacists back?

When Elon Musk took control of Twitter, many were concerned about the reappearance of extremist accounts. In retrospect, X has shown itself to be selective.
“Woke” is today’s “political correctness.” But even though the terminology has changed, the misconceptions remain. (Clay Banks/Unsplash)

Here’s what ‘woke’ means and how to respond to it

We need to contemplate wokeness so as to avoid polarizing polemics and to increase mutual understanding.
Coping with everyday affronts comes at a cost and requires a certain level of emotional suppression. RyanJLane/E+ via Getty Images

Racism produces subtle brain changes that lead to increased disease risk in Black populations

Racial threats and slights take a toll on health, but the continual invalidation and questioning of whether those so-called microaggressions exist has an even more insidious effect, research shows.

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