‘Tokenized’: Inside Black Workers’ Struggles at Coinbase

Coinbase, the most valuable U.S. cryptocurrency company, has faced many internal complaints about discriminatory treatment.

#armstrong-brian-1983, #bitcoin-currency, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coinbase-inc, #computers-and-the-internet, #corporate-social-responsibility, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #start-ups, #venture-capital, #virtual-currency, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Latinos, Long Dismissed in Hollywood, Push to Make Voices Heard

To many Latinos in Hollywood, every gain seems to be followed by a setback. The writer Tanya Saracho and others involved in the Untitled Latinx Project want to change that.

#calderon-kellett-gloria, #leonard-franklin, #mexican-americans, #minorities, #movies, #one-day-at-a-time-tv-program, #saracho-tanya, #television, #vida-tv-program

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When New York City Schools Reopen, 765,000 Students Won’t Be There

It is unclear when in-person instruction will restart, but the number of children who will return to classrooms has fallen short of the mayor’s predictions.

#coronavirus-reopenings, #de-blasio-bill, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #minorities, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Racism Impoverishes the Whole Economy

While the targets unquestionably suffer the most, denying people equal opportunities diminishes the finances of millions of Americans.

#bell-laboratories, #black-people, #boards-of-directors, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #forbes-magazine, #gross-domestic-product, #hispanic-americans, #income-inequality, #innovation, #inventions-and-patents, #michigan-state-university, #minorities, #musk-elon, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #scholarships-and-fellowships, #small-business-administration, #united-states-economy, #venture-capital, #wages-and-salaries, #women-and-girls

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Liberals Envisioned a Multiracial Coalition. Voters of Color Had Other Ideas.

Democrats may need to rethink their strategy as the class complexities and competing desires of Latino and Asian-American demographic groups become clear.

#affirmative-action, #asian-americans, #black-people, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #voting-and-voters

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London Police to Recruit 40% of Officers From Minority Backgrounds

The Metropolitan Police also announced a review of all road traffic stops, as Commissioner Cressida Dick acknowledged that her force was “not free from racism or discrimination.”

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #khan-sadiq, #london-england, #minorities, #police, #race-and-ethnicity, #scotland-yard-metropolitan-police-service, #williams-bianca-1993

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In Ascendant Night for Congressional Republicans, Women Led the Way

Republicans were on track to have the highest number of women ever to serve in their House conference, signaling the success of their efforts to recruit and elect a more diverse slate of candidates.

#elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-senate, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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How Latinos Could Redefine the G.O.P. in Texas

Republican leaders are looking expectantly to the ethnically, racially and geographically diverse population that could shape the state’s conservatism for the future.

#conservatism-us-politics, #elections, #hispanic-americans, #mexican-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Scientific Journals Commit to Diversity but Lack the Data

Several prominent publishers said they did not track the race and ethnicity of the researchers contributing to their platforms.

#academic-and-scientific-journals, #american-assn-for-the-advancement-of-science, #black-people, #cell-journal, #discrimination, #elife-journal, #journal-of-the-american-medical-assn, #lancet-the-journal, #minorities, #nature-journal, #new-york-times, #pnas-journal, #public-library-of-science-plos, #race-and-ethnicity, #royal-society, #science-journal, #science-and-technology, #springer-nature, #your-feed-science

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In San Francisco, Virus Is Contained but Schools Are Still Closed

A debate over reopening classrooms pits the mayor against the Board of Education, cutting across class, party and racial lines.

#breed-london, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #education-k-12, #minorities, #san-francisco-calif, #teachers-and-school-employees

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Will the Hardest-Hit Communities Get the Coronavirus Vaccine?

A committee that advises the C.D.C.’s director is working on a plan to equitably distribute immunizations when they become available.

#advisory-committee-on-immunization-practices, #black-people, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #hispanic-americans, #income-inequality, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Why India’s Muslims Reach for Liberalism

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes Hindus more equal than religious minorities, Muslims seek equality from the secular Constitution, not Shariah.

#amnesty-international, #bharatiya-janata-party, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #constitutional-amendments, #constitutions, #delhi-india, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #erdogan-recep-tayyip, #hinduism, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #india, #kashmir-and-jammu-india, #malaysia, #minorities, #modi-narendra, #mumbai-india, #muslims-and-islam, #politics-and-government, #religion-and-belief, #shah-amit-1964, #sufism-religion, #supreme-court-of-india, #times-of-india, #turkey

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‘There Are Tons of Brown Faces Missing’: Publishers Step Up Diversity Efforts

The push in book publishing for more authors and workers of color hasn’t abated, and companies are increasingly making lasting changes to the way they do business.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-people, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #canedy-dana, #hachette-book-group, #marques-gonzalez-aminda, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #simonschuster-inc, #trotman-krishan

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The Election’s Big Twist: The Racial Gap Is Shrinking

Racial and ethnic divides? Actually, Biden is making gains with white voters, and Trump with nonwhite ones.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #minorities, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

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Californians, Vote Yes on Prop 16

Banning any consideration of race, gender or ethnicity in public university admissions and public contracting was a mistake with big consequences.

#black-people, #california, #discrimination, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #referendums, #university-of-california

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The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

#alzheimers-disease, #black-people, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #diabetes, #heart, #jama-journal-of-american-medical-assn, #millennial-generation, #minorities, #native-americans, #statistics, #united-states, #your-feed-science

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How Turkey’s Military Adventures Decrease Freedom at Home

Involvement in regional conflicts such as the dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia has whipped up nationalist fervor and obliterated space for advocates of peace and democracy.

#armenia, #azerbaijan, #defense-and-military-forces, #erdogan-recep-tayyip, #minorities, #peoples-democratic-party-turkey, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

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Biden Is Not Out of the Woods

Unanticipated electoral developments are affecting both presidential campaigns in surprising ways.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #catalist, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #pew-research-center, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #whites

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Trump’s Attack on Diversity Training Stifles Racial Reconciliation Efforts

A presidential executive order banning the “malign ideology” of racial sensitivity training has rippled through government into academia and corporate America.

#black-people, #corporate-social-responsibility, #executive-orders-and-memorandums, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Kamala Harris vs Mike Pence Debate: What To Know

Mr. Pence will probably be pressed to defend President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, and his own actions as well. Ms. Harris will have to defend not just her record, but also Joe Biden’s.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #debates-political, #harris-kamala-d, #minorities, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #women-and-girls

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What We Can Learn From the Rise and Fall of ‘Political Blackness’

Before “people of color” and BIPOC, Britain had its own inclusive concept for nonwhite people.

#black-people, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity

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A Full Guide to the Kamala Harris vs Mike Pence Debate

Mr. Pence will probably be pressed to defend President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, and his own actions as well. Ms. Harris will have to defend not just her record, but also Joe Biden’s.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #debates-political, #harris-kamala-d, #minorities, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #women-and-girls

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Sabotage in the Liberal City

The disparate racial impact of progressivism’s pandemic-era policy blunders.

#coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #macgillis-alec, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #shutdowns-institutional

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Hotter Days Widen Racial Gap in U.S. Schools, Data Shows

Higher temperatures are linked to worse test scores, but only for Black and Hispanic children. The likely culprit: a lack of air-conditioning.

#black-people, #education-k-12, #environment, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #income-inequality, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity

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A New Zwirner Gallery With an All-Black Staff

The megadealer David Zwirner has hired Ebony L. Haynes to run a new commercial gallery.

#art, #black-people, #ebsploitation-exhibit, #haynes-ebony-l, #minorities, #new-york-city, #rowland-cameron-1988, #zwirner-david

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Amy Coney Barrett Is No Ruth Bader Ginsburg

When it comes to the Supreme Court, we’ve been to this identity politics movie before.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #minorities, #republican-party, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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China Has a New Plan to Tame Tibet

It failed to coax cultural assimilation with economic incentives. Now it’s going for coerced labor and micromanaging people’s very lifestyles.

#agriculture-and-farming, #buddhism, #china, #chinese-language, #communist-party-of-china, #dalai-lama, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #forced-labor, #han-chinese-ethnic-group, #himalayas, #immigration-and-emigration, #immolation, #inner-mongolia, #jamestown-foundation, #jiang-zemin, #labor-and-jobs, #language-and-languages, #lhasa-tibet, #minorities, #nomadic-people, #politics-and-government, #qinghai-province-china, #religion-and-belief, #reuters-group-plc, #sichuan-province-china, #surveillance-of-citizens-by-government, #tashi-wangchuk, #tibet, #vocational-training, #xi-jinping, #xinjiang-china

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Democrats, You Can’t Count on the Hispanic Vote

President Trump’s standing is as strong as it has ever been.

#hispanic-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #voting-and-voters

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Five Things Biden and His Allies Should Be Worried About

Interestingly, the suburban vote may not be one of them.

#affordable-housing, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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Life in an America Where Some Are Only ‘Conditional Citizens’

In her first nonfiction book, the novelist Laila Lalami offers a wrenching look at her experience as a naturalized citizen and the challenges endured by immigrants like her.

#books-and-literature, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #conditional-citizens-on-belonging-in-america-book, #discrimination, #immigration-and-emigration, #lalami-laila, #minorities

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This Is How Biden Should Approach the Latino Vote

Some ways of talking about race and class are more effective politically. And not just with Hispanics.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #discrimination, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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Diversity Push Barely Budges Corporate Boards to 12.5%, Survey Finds

Despite pledges to nominate more members of underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, companies have made little progress over the last five years.

#black-people, #boards-of-directors, #california, #hiring-and-promotion, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #pizarro-pedro-j, #race-and-ethnicity, #stocks-and-bonds, #united-states, #west-tony-1965, #whites

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Trump Has Changed the Face America Presents to the World

The people who now represent the United States, interacting with visiting foreign leaders in Washington and at the highest levels abroad, are overwhelmingly white and male.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-people, #bush-george-w, #defense-department, #diplomatic-service-embassies-and-consulates, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #obama-barack, #race-and-ethnicity, #state-department, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Musicians on How to Bring Racial Equity to Auditions

Conductors, players and administrators don’t necessarily want to abandon blind auditions. But they say the lack of diversity in American orchestras is more complicated than that.

#american-composers-orchestra, #bergauer-aubrey, #careers-and-professions, #chicago-symphony-orchestra, #classical-music, #dworkin-afa-s, #gonzalez-granados-lina, #hiring-and-promotion, #hollywood-bowl, #labor-and-jobs, #laing-alex, #mcgill-anthony, #minorities, #new-york-philharmonic, #payton-stevens-joy, #race-and-ethnicity, #raimi-max, #slatkin-leonard, #sprott-weston, #underwood-titus, #united-states, #wilkins-thomas-1956, #yim-ed

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The Oscars’ New Diversity Rules Are Sweeping but Safe

Although the initiative is meant to encourage major changes, the best-picture qualifications aren’t as strict as they may seem.

#academy-awards-oscars, #minorities, #movies, #the-irishman-movie, #the-tree-of-life-movie

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Academy Explains Diversity Rules for Best Picture Oscar

Beginning in 2022, films aiming for the top award will have to turn in a confidential “inclusion standard form.” In 2024, they will have to meet two of four standards.

#academy-awards-oscars, #academy-of-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences, #black-people, #devon-franklin, #gianopulos-jim, #minorities, #movies, #race-and-ethnicity

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‘Kill All You See’: In a First, Myanmar Soldiers Tell of Rohingya Slaughter

Video testimony from two soldiers supports widespread accusations that Myanmar’s military tried to eradicate the ethnic minority in a genocidal campaign.

#defense-and-military-forces, #international-criminal-court, #minorities, #myanmar, #rohingya-ethnic-group, #tatmadaw-myanmar, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

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Working From Home Poses Hurdles for Employees of Color

Without the networks and encounters that offices provide, companies must foster the visibility of Black and Hispanic workers, diversity experts say.

#black-people, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

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Curbs on Mongolian Language Teaching Prompt Large Protests in China

“Mongolian is our mother language,” the students shouted. Rights activists say the demonstrations are the biggest in the northern region since 2011.

#china, #chinese-language, #han-chinese-ethnic-group, #inner-mongolia, #minorities, #mongols-ethnic-group

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Dermatology Has a Problem With Skin Color

Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin.

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doctors, #eczema, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #hispanic-americans, #medicaid, #medical-schools, #minorities, #pediatric-inflammatory-multisystem-syndrome-pims, #psoriasis, #race-and-ethnicity, #skin, #skin-cancer, #textbooks, #united-states, #your-feed-science

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In Britain, an Idea to Reduce Racial Inequality Gains Momentum

The government could revive an idea to make it mandatory for large companies to report their pay gaps by ethnicity.

#badenoch-kemi, #black-people, #discrimination, #equality-and-human-rights-commission-great-britain, #great-britain, #isaac-david-attorney, #may-theresa-m, #minorities, #politics-and-government, #race-and-ethnicity, #wages-and-salaries

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Two Black-Led Banks Merge to Form a $1 Billion Lender

The expanded City First Bank, which concentrates on underserved neighborhoods, will be the nation’s largest Black-controlled federally insured commercial lender.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #black-people, #broadway-financial-corp-delaware, #city-first-bank-of-dc, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #minorities

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Trump and His Allies Don’t Like Masks of Any Kind

The frank racism of the contemporary Republican agenda is on display at the R.N.C.

#affordable-housing, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #democracy-theory-and-philosophy, #democratic-party, #federal-taxes-us, #jones-robert-p, #liberalism-us-politics, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-national-convention, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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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.

#hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Is It OK to Ask Patients for Their Plasma?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to use patient data to solicit antibody donation from members of a community disproportionately affected by Covid-19 — and more.

#health-insurance-and-managed-care, #hospitals, #minorities

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Public Transit Cuts Felt Deepest in Low-Income Areas

As the pandemic wreaks havoc on public transit systems across the country, experts say it is low-income residents, people of color and essential workers bearing the brunt.

#american-public-transit-assn, #buses, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #income-inequality, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #mcconnell-mitch, #minorities, #schumer-charles-e, #subways, #transit-systems

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C.E.O.s Pledge to Hire 100,000 Low-Income and Minority New Yorkers

A new nonprofit, the New York Jobs C.E.O. Council, will work with universities, the city and other groups to create new curriculums and apprenticeships over the next decade.

#city-university-of-new-york, #dimon-james, #fink-laurence-d, #labor-and-jobs, #mellow-gail-o, #minorities, #new-york-city, #nonprofit-organizations, #pichai-sundar, #unemployment

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An Incomplete Census Hurts Everyone. Even Trump.

The president doesn’t realize his supporters will lose out too if the count is brought to an early close.

#census, #census-bureau, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #minorities, #population, #presidential-election-of-2020, #states-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Biden Announces $280 Million Fall Ad Buy Across 15 States

By far the biggest reservation of the 2020 race by either campaign, it is a sign of the swift turnabout in Joe Biden’s finances since he became the presumptive Democratic nominee.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #minorities, #political-advertising, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #states-us, #trump-donald-j

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Poor and Desperate, Pakistani Hindus Accept Islam to Get By

Drawn by jobs or land offered by Muslim groups, some Hindus, facing discrimination and a virus-ravaged economy, are essentially converting to survive.

#caste-systems, #clergy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #freedom-of-religion, #hinduism, #minorities, #muslims-and-islam, #pakistan, #poverty

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