Black men in U.S. face 1 in 1,000 chance of being killed by police

Police violence is a leading cause of death of young men in the US. Black men are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by police than white men.

Robin Lally-Rutgers | Aug. 6, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine society-and-culture death ethnicity police-officers race trends united-states

People of color don’t get credit for climate concern

Despite what some people may think, people of color are just as concerned, if not more so, than whites about climate change.

U. Oregon | Aug. 6, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment beliefs climate-change ethnicity race stereotypes

Ethnic communities help new refugees find work

"This is just one piece of a bigger puzzle on what helps refugees integrate within their host country."

Alex Shashkevich-Stanford | July 31, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture ethnicity jobs refugees

After Trump’s election, more Latina moms gave birth early

"The 2016 election, following campaign promises of mass deportation...may have adversely affected the health of Latinas and their newborns."

Barbara Benham-Johns Hopkins | July 23, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine babies births elections ethnicity politics premature-babies

Fake resumes root out real hiring bias

The way firms rate fake resumes sheds light on the way conscious and unconscious bias shapes who gets the job.

Caroline Pennartz-Penn | July 19, 2019 | futurity
~11 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture bias business ethnicity gender jobs race

Findings upend assumptions about racial gaps in special ed

"Our findings suggest that schools are more likely to incorrectly say a student has disabilities when he or she is racially different from the student body as a whole."

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State | July 8, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture bias childrens-health education ethnicity race

Precolonial history may predict conflict in sub-Saharan Africa

New research explores the likelihood of violence in postcolonial sub-Saharan African countries.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester | July 5, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture ethnicity government history sub-saharan-africa violence

Sexuality shifts perceptions of who is ‘American’

"...gay Asian Americans are perceived as more likely to be American than their straight counterparts," according to a new study.

Kim Eckart-Washington | June 28, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture ethnicity identity lgbtq race stereotypes united-states

To realize precision medicine, genetic studies need diversity

"The promise of precision medicine that improves health will not be achieved with studies based solely on people of primarily European ancestry."

Todd Bates-Rutgers | June 23, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine diversity ethnicity genes race research

These factors limit minority blood donation

Researchers combed through past studies to get a fuller picture of what limits or promotes minority blood donation.

Angela Arnold Go-Georgia State | May 21, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine beliefs blood ethnicity race transplants

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