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‘Least Desirable’? How Racial Discrimination Plays Out In Online Dating

“Looking at 2014 data, dating website OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder wrote that user data showed most men on the site rated black women as less attractive than women of other races and ethnicities. Similarly, Asian men fell at the bottom…

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How Racism May Cause Black Mothers To Suffer The Death Of Their Infants

An NPR segment (December 20, 2017) cited scientists who have spent decades researching the high death rate of  African American infants.  “Black babies in the United States die at just over two times the rate of white babies in the…

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Losing Ground; Discrimination Faced by African American Farmers.

“The nation’s economy was built largely on black farm labor: in bondage for hundreds of years, followed by a century of sharecropping and tenant farming. A 1997 report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture said discrimination by the agency was…

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Majority Of White Americans Say They Believe Whites Face Discrimination

“A majority of whites say discrimination against them exists in America today, according to a poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  More than half of whites — 55 percent…

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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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