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On the Media: Covering Racism

“On the Media,” airing Saturdays at 7 a.m., covers how the media operates. This morning (March 3) it aired an extremely important segment on covering race and how America’s journalists are sometimes pawns for the KKK. The very last anecdote…

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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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Linking Health and Mortality Racial Differences to Experience and Perceptions of Discrimination

In an op ed in the New York Times (November 12, 2017), Douglas Jacobs refers to the “[m]ore than 700 studies on the link between discrimination and health . . . published since 2000. This body of work establishes a…

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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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