Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: racial disparities

Blacks Fare Surprisingly well in Prostate Cancer...

CHICAGO (AP) — Black men with advanced prostate cancer fared surprisingly well in two new studies that challenge current thinking about racial disparities in...

Connecticut Cops More Likely to Use Stun...

Connecticut police are more likely to use stun guns on Black and Latino suspects than white ones, according to new reports. According to The AP,...

From Academic Achievement Gaps to Deep Segregation,...

National conversations about specific communities that are failing Black people usually center around the type of educational injustices that have plagued Newark, New Jersey or the racist policing...

Attorney General Holder Says Sentencing Process Used...

In the latest of Attorney General Eric Holder's continuing efforts to make the American criminal justice system more racially equitable, Holder said judges who rely...

A Virginia City’s Initiative Aims to Tackle...

The goal of a new initiative in Virginia is to help solve the problem of racial disparity in Charlottesville’s juvenile justice system by reaching out...

New Data Reveals Huge Racial Disparities in...

While new data released by the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights revealed that Black and Latino students are more likely than white...

Only 44 percent of African-Americans Compare to...

Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses the nation’s housing outlook.  The just-released  "2013 State of the Nation’s Housing...