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Senators Lead an Increasingly Diverse Nation. Their Top Aides Are Mostly White.

A new study shows that 11 percent of top aides shaping policy and public messaging in senators’ Washington offices are people of color, compared with almost 40 percent of the American populace.
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, Hiring and Promotion, Minorities, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity


Pediatric Doctors Group Apologizes for Racist Past Toward Black Physicians

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently joined other prominent medical organizations in confronting its history of discrimination.
Tags: News, Doctors, Medical Schools, Black People, Discrimination, Apologies, American Academy of Pediatrics, Medicine and Health, Race and Ethnicity, Southern States (US, American Medical Assn, Your-feed-health, Your-feed-healthcare, George Floyd Protests (2020


Black Artists Look Beyond ‘Protest Art’ at British Shows

The Turner Contemporary Gallery hosts an exhibit exploring the U.S. civil rights movement, as well as two installations from contemporary Black British artists who find inspiration in the local community.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Black People, Great Britain, Black Lives Matter Movement, Race and Ethnicity, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68, Turner Contemporary Gallery


Episode One: The Book of Statuses

From Serial and The New York Times: “Nice White Parents” looks at the 60-year relationship between white parents and the public school down the block.
Tags: News, New York City, New York Times, Buses, Whites, Race and Ethnicity, Education (K-12, Brooklyn (NYC, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68, Archives and Records, Segregation and Desegregation


Democrats Nominate Harris for Vice President, as Obama Lashes Trump

Senator Kamala Harris became the first woman of color on a major party ticket, while former President Barack Obama condemned President Trump by name and issued a grim warning about the durability of American democracy.
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Biden, Nancy, Kamala Harris, Barack, Clinton, Trump, Democratic Party, HARRIS, Pelosi, Hillary Rodham, United States Politics and Government, Women and Girls, Democratic National Convention


For Black Jam Makers, the Power Is in Preserving

As the conversation turns to racial issues in the craft food movement, canning quality fruit is often the easy part.
Tags: Food, News, Restaurant, Black People, Calif, Jessica, Cooking and Cookbooks, Race and Ethnicity, Sqirl (Los Angeles, Koslow, Jams and Jellies, Black Jam Makers the Power




The Untold Story of the Black Marines Charged With Mutiny at Sea

Racial strife aboard a Navy ship left three men facing the threat of the death penalty. They became little more than statistics in the military’s dismal record of race relations in the Vietnam era.
Tags: News, Navy, Black People, Vietnam, Vietnam War, Discrimination, United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, Race and Ethnicity, United States Defense and Military Forces, Courts-Martial




In This Dinner Series, Chinese Food Is at Home Worldwide

At Junzi Kitchen, the young chef Lucas Sin’s collaborative project shows the global reach of his home country’s cuisine.
Tags: Food, News, Restaurants, Eddie, Marcus, Chintan, Chang, Huang, Pierre, Samuelsson, Cecilia, Chiang, Pandya, Thiam, Cooking and Cookbooks, Race and Ethnicity


Kamala Harris Cartoon in Murdoch Paper Is Denounced as Racist

Kevin Rudd, a former prime minister, lodged a complaint against The Australian for publishing material he called “racist and sexist.”
Tags: News, Biden, News Corporation, Kamala Harris, Australian, Murdoch, Kevin Rudd, HARRIS, Rupert, News and News Media, Joseph R Jr, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020, Cartoons and Cartoonists, Kamala D, The (Newspaper


Murdoch Paper Is Accused of Running Racist Kamala Harris Cartoon

Kevin Rudd, a former prime minister, lodged a complaint against The Australian for publishing material he called “racist and sexist.”
Tags: News, Biden, News Corporation, Australian, Murdoch, Kevin Rudd, HARRIS, Rupert, News and News Media, Joseph R Jr, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020, Cartoons and Cartoonists, Kamala D, The (Newspaper, Kamala Harris Cartoon


Updating the ‘You Go Girl’ Book Collection

New children’s books published to mark the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary provide a wider lens than Alice Paul and dig deeper than “Girls Rule!”
Tags: Elections, News, Green, Governors, Kate, Discrimination, Chambers, Women's Rights, Anthony, Alice, Wilson, Lee, PAUL, Dylan, Wells, Rosenstock


Trump as a Candidate: Racism, Conspiracies and a War on the USPS

President Trump long ago redefined what constitutes normal in the White House, but with 77 days left in the campaign he is pushing all the boundaries at once.
Tags: News, White House, Usps, Discrimination, Biden, Trump, HARRIS, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Women and Girls, News and News Media, Joseph R Jr, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion


Trump as Candidate: Racist Attacks, Conspiracy Theories, War on the Post Office

President Trump long ago redefined what constitutes normal in the White House, but with 77 days left in the campaign he is pushing all the boundaries at once.
Tags: News, White House, Post Office, Discrimination, Biden, Trump, HARRIS, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Women and Girls, News and News Media, Joseph R Jr, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion


How Tennessee Ratified the 19th Amendment

On Aug. 18, 1920, a young state legislator listened to his mama, and Tennessee became the final state to ratify the 19th Amendment.
Tags: News, Tennessee, Black People, Women's Rights, Politics And Government, State Legislatures, Race and Ethnicity, Nineteenth Amendment (US Constitution


Junipero Serra's Sins

In California, protesters have toppled statues of Junipero Serra, whose missions brutalized Native Americans. How should we think of him now?
Tags: News, California, Native Americans, Demonstrations, Black Lives Matter Movement, Roman Catholic Church, Junipero Serra, Colonization, Protests and Riots, Race and Ethnicity


Barred From a Confederate Shrine, Protesters Scuffle in Georgia

Far-right groups hoping to rally at Stone Mountain were thwarted when the park was closed, and were met with counterprotests in a town where some would rather bridge racial divides than widen them.
Tags: News, Georgia, Black People, Demonstrations, Whites, Brown, Daniel, Stone Mountain, Protests and Riots, Race and Ethnicity, Fringe Groups and Movements, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Stone Mountain (Ga


The 'Basketball Cop' Was a Hero in One Video. Another Told a Different Story.

Bobby White was celebrated as the “Basketball Cop” after millions saw a video of him shooting hoops with local teenagers. A recording from two years earlier shows him throwing a young Black man on the hood of his car during an arrest.
Tags: News, Police, Police Brutality, Black, Bobby White, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Gainesville (Fla


The 19th Amendment: An Important Milestone in an Unfinished Journey

A century later, it’s past time to recognize the women of color who were sidelined in the fight for gender and racial equality.
Tags: News, United States, Black People, Discrimination, Women's Rights, Women and Girls, Race and Ethnicity, Voter Registration and Requirements, Nineteenth Amendment (US Constitution


Kamala Harris, Daughter of Immigrants, Is the Face of America’s Demographic Shift

Her parents’ arrival to Berkeley as young graduate students was the beginning of a historic wave of immigration from outside Europe that would change the United States in ways its leaders never imagined.
Tags: Europe, News, United States, Population, Black People, Berkeley, Whites, HARRIS, Politics And Government, Hashmi, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Indian-Americans, Ghazala


Justice Dept. Says Yale Discriminates. Here’s What Students Think.

The Trump administration’s charge that the university discriminates against Asian-American applicants was disputed by many Asian-American students and others.
Tags: News, Harvard University, Ivy League, Affirmative Action, Discrimination, Justice Department, Trump, Yale University, University Of North Carolina, Colleges and Universities, Admissions Standards, Race and Ethnicity, Justice Dept Says Yale Discriminates Here


Yale Decision: Justice Dept. Ruling Stings Students

The Trump administration’s charge that the university discriminates against Asian-American applicants was disputed by many Asian-American students and others.
Tags: News, Harvard University, Ivy League, Affirmative Action, Discrimination, Justice Department, Trump, Yale University, University Of North Carolina, Colleges and Universities, Admissions Standards, Race and Ethnicity, Yale Decision, Justice Dept Ruling


For Black Suffragists, the Lens Was a Mighty Sword

Photographs of generations of Black suffragists offer invaluable documents about their thwarted and central roles in the history of women’s rights.
Tags: Photography, News, Black People, Discrimination, Women's Rights, Women and Girls, Race and Ethnicity, Speeches and Statements, Nineteenth Amendment (US Constitution, Segregation and Desegregation, 2020 Suffrage, Fifteenth Amendment (US Constitution


A Black Marxist Scholar Wanted to Talk About Race. It Ignited a Fury.

The cancellation of a speech reflects an intense debate on the left: Is racism the primary problem in America today, or the outgrowth of a system that oppresses all poor people?
Tags: News, America, Black People, Discrimination, Reed, Democratic Socialists of America, Race and Ethnicity, Socialism (Theory and Philosophy, Adolph Jr


Obesity Raises the Risk of Death From Covid-19 Among Men

Obesity is not an independent risk for women, according to a new study, perhaps because their fat is distributed differently.
Tags: News, Obesity, Kaiser Permanente, Weight, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Annals of Internal Medicine, Race and Ethnicity, Deaths (Fatalities, Your-feed-healthcare, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Disease Rates


Kingston: A City Remade by the Coronavirus

A writer who moved upstate for a slower lifestyle fears that the latest wave of migrants, fleeing Covid, will bring their worst instincts with them.
Tags: News, New York City, Kingston, Gentrification, Race and Ethnicity, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Hudson River Valley (NY, Kingston (NY, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Quarantine (Life and Culture




Families Priced Out of Coronavirus ‘Learning Pods’ Seek Alternatives

Should public school systems provide teachers for small-group instruction?
Tags: News, Income Inequality, E-learning, Race and Ethnicity, Education (K-12, Families and Family Life, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV