Police pull over black driver less frequently after dark

Police officers pull over more black drivers during the day, but not at night, when a "veil of darkness" masks their race.

Tom Abate-Stanford • futurity
May 11, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: bias discrimination racism society-and-culture police-officers race-and-ethnicity

Pandemic plan tackles fake news, racism, and isolation

Reserchers have put together a plan to address the spread of fake news, racism, and stress for life in the COVID-19 pandemic.

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
April 30, 2020 ~11 min

Tags: covid-19 stress racism society-and-culture social-lives

Police violence makes COVID-19 worse for black Americans

Police violence and the toll it takes on black Americans makes the devestation of COVID-19 even worse, argue researchers.

Ivan Natividad-UC Berkeley • futurity
April 27, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: covid-19 stress bias united-states racism featured health-and-medicine violence police-officers race-and-ethnicity

These words and views suggest who dehumanizes immigrants

The language Americans use and their support for certain policies like the death penalty indicate who's most likely to dehumanize immigrants.

Jim Barlow-Oregon • futurity
April 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: politics language immigrants united-states racism society-and-culture beliefs rhetoric

Self-employment may offer a refuge from racism

Black people who believe racism has a big impact on their lives are more likely to seek self-employment, according to new research.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
March 23, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: bias jobs money racism society-and-culture race-and-ethnicity

Does cognitive dissonance account for rising xenophobia?

Research finds that people "living near concentration camps... were more likely to conform to the beliefs system of the regime. And we think this was because of cognitive dissonance."

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Jan. 29, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: history memory bias europe world-war-ii racism germany society-and-culture beliefs morals

How black employees see racism at work depends on position

A study of black doctors, nurses, and health care technicians shows that a worker's position within an organization affect how they see racism at work.

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Jan. 20, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: bias jobs racism society-and-culture social-lives workplaces race-and-ethnicity

History almost forgot this speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Listen in as professor Jason Miller shares the nearly forgotten history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1966 speech in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Tracey Peake-NC State • futurity
Jan. 16, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: history race racism featured society-and-culture

Racial discrimination in childhood may speed aging

Experiencing racial discrimination early in life puts African-American youth at greater risk of accelerated aging, which could signal health issues to come.

Anna Varela - Georgia State • futurity
Oct. 1, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: aging stress discrimination racism health-and-medicine

How a ‘Superwoman’ persona affects black women’s health

Black women's efforts to be strong, self-sacrificing, and emotionless, which researchers call a Superwoman persona, has both protective and negative health effects.

Kristen Parker-Michigan State • futurity
Oct. 1, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: gender bias discrimination race racism emotions social-lives health-and-medicine

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