From Yulsue to Briana: 11 POC on Changing Their Names to Sound More White
"They reposted the position and I sent the exact same resume and cover letter but used my middle name, Daniel. They wrote me back the next day for an interview."
Black Children at White Schools Are More Likely to Be Told They Have a Learning Disability
Disability classifications in the U.S. are subjective and inconsistent, and prone to bias based on context.
Medical Textbooks Overwhelmingly Use Pictures of Young White Men
"You shouldn't have a 20-year-old with coronary artery disease."
black maternal health
When Will the US Protect Black Women From Dying in Childbirth?
Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.
Disease Prediction Scores Based on DNA Have a Racial Bias, Study Finds
Polygenic scores were nearly five times less accurate for people of African descent than people of European descent, a new study has found.
White Cop Convicted of Fatally Shooting Teen Daughter's Black Boyfriend
After three mistrials, a jury convicted former Oklahoma police officer Shannon Kepler of manslaughter for the death of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake in 2014.
White Women Less Likely to Help Sexual Assault Victim If She's Black
Bystander intervention is seen as one of the most powerful tools in preventing on-campus sexual assaults—but a new study shows that white students feel "less personal responsibility" to help their black peers.
Does Crime-Predicting Software Bias Judges? Unfortunately, There’s No Data
Algorithms that help judges decide on sentencing can be biased, but nobody has studied their impact on judges.
Do Premier League Managers Pigeonhole Black Players?
In his latest book, The Secret Footballer claims that managers pigeonhole black players into certain positions. Do last week's starting line-ups support his theory?
We Asked a Lawyer if Dylann Roof Could Face Terrorism Charges
The things the alleged Charleston shooter reportedly said to his victims might give prosecutors cause to bust out the T-word.
An Indian Student Was Denied an Internship Because of His Nation's 'Rape Problem'
According to leaked emails, a professor told the student "I don't accept any Indian male students for internships" because "we hear a lot about the rape problem in India, which I cannot support."