Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump have flocked to the far-right social media platform Parler, where heat speech thrives.
Nov. 27, 2020 • ~11 min
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A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Nearly two-thirds of older Black Americans can't afford to live alone without help – and it's even tougher for Latinos
Elder economic insecurity is a problem for all races, but it's far more common for people of color, particularly in certain states.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
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Racism is the key to understanding ethnic inequalities in COVID-19 – despite what UK government says
A new report on COVID-19 inequalities fails to mention racism.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~5 min
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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.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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If you’re American – regardless of the color of your skin – racism structures how you think. Changing the system should change these implicit biases.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~10 min
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US ideas about conservation center on walling off land from use. That approach often means expelling Indigenous and other poor people who may be its most effective caretakers.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
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The 'good' side of our nature is much more deep-rooted than the 'evil' side.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Scientists find inequality between humans also harms the birds, the bees, the microbes and the trees.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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A landmark study shows chronic stress from racism can lead to loss of brain function in African American women.
Aug. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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