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Walking While Black

A new study by researchers at Portland State University and the University of Arizona found that black pedestrians are twice as likely as white pedestrians to be passed by vehicles while waiting to cross the street at a crosswalk. Here & Now‘s…

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The Battle to Define Native American Tribal Identity

On WNYC, Brooke Jarvis, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, discusses her article, “The Disenrolled” (online: “Who Decides Who Counts as Native American?”). Four years ago, the Nooksack in Washington state announced that they were expelling hundreds of members,…

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Nation’s Largest African-American Hair Show Marks 70 Years Of Black Beauty

Amy Kiley tells the story of the the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show, the history of their company and its place in the history of beauty products offered to African American women.

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Knowing Someone Who Faced Discrimination May Affect Blood Pressure

An NPR segment reported on a “study, which involved 150 African-Americans living in Tallahassee, Fla., found that knowing someone who had experienced racial discrimination was associated with genetic markers that may affect risk for high blood pressure. The genetic markers…

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Dear President: Word Power

“WNYC’s series Dear President: What You Need to Know About Race has invited contributions from others at WNYC. In this edition of Fishko Files, Sara Fishko and guests consider the impact of what we say, and how we say it.”

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