New research on racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality highlights the need for public health policies that address structural racism.
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~4 min
Punishing criminal participants in the January 6 insurrection could have unintended consequences, as did investigations into the KKK in 1965.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~6 min
Cyberbullying, depression, and unhealthy habits rank in the top worries parents have for their kids, but there are racial differences in the lists, too.
Dec. 21, 2020 • ~9 min
Diversity ideology lets whites superficially commit to achieving social justice, but isn't enough to advance equity or inclusion, research shows.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
Asking adults when they think kids become aware of race reveals misconceptions, say researchers, who have advice for parents.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~8 min
"...there has been almost no research on how racism drives activism, especially for young people." A new study investigates that relationship.
Sept. 9, 2020 • ~6 min
Researchers urge more focus the environmental impact of racism, including on ecosystems, plants, and animals. They say those effects also harm human health.
Aug. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
Deploying the use of facial recognition technology in schools "without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous," experts argue.
Aug. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
The US has a long history of anti-Asian hate crimes and "othering," say researchers, including the Chinese Exclusion Act, Japanese internment camps, and other events.
July 30, 2020 • ~5 min
There are immediate, concrete steps governments can take to address enduring problems in law enforcement, says law professor Barry Friedman.
July 20, 2020 • ~9 min