From the 1970s to the 2010s, only 5% of publications highlighted race in the top-tier psychological journals researchers looked at for a new study.
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Schools play a role in the criminalization of Black students by punishing them more than white peers and diminishing their opportunities, an expert says.
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COVID-19 has again demonstrated the health inequities that exist between African-Americans and whites.
June 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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"Confronting someone is challenging, but we hope that knowing that it can be effective might make people more willing to step up."
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Social media helps reveal people's racist views – so why don't tech firms do more to stop hate speech?
The likes of Katie Hopkins may be slowly disappearing from social media sites but less extreme and obvious racism is still widespread.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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An expert panel digs into undercurrents of the widespread anti-racism protests. Here's why the renewed activism makes them hopeful.
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"Solutions [to systemic racism] that seem simple are the ones that get the attention. But those easy fixes are also what's comfortable for the institution..."
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We need a revolution in behaviour, not just in rhetoric.
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Race and class inequalities are embedded in the American legal system, a new book argues. The author says major changes are vital to fixing things.
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Seven factors shape racism in the United States, say researchers. "Many people, especially white people, underestimate the depths of racism."
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