‘Significant Racial Bias’ Found in National Healthcare Algorithm Affecting Millions of People
A series of studies argue that by focusing on costs as a proxy for health, risk algorithms are ignoring the racial inequalities in healthcare access.
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.