Pain in Children is Often Ignored. For Children of Color, It’s Even Worse.

Racial differences in medical care are part of a theme experts are seeing “over and over” again.

#black-people, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #discrimination, #doctors, #minorities, #opioids-and-opiates, #pain, #pain-relieving-drugs, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #sickle-cell-anemia

Anti-Muslim Hate Is Just as Horrific When It Comes From Muslims

With some indication that the killings of four men in Albuquerque may have had sectarian motives, some American Sunnis are calling for solidarity with Shiites.

#albuquerque-nm, #chaplains, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #hussain-muhammad-afzaal-d-2022, #hussain-naeem-d-2022, #hussein-aftab-d-2022, #latif-khalid, #minorities, #mosques, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #muslim-americans, #muslims-and-islam, #religion-and-belief, #shiite-muslims, #sunni-muslims, #syed-muhammad-august-2022-murders, #united-states

Military Base Names and the Cult of the Confederacy

By renaming military bases, the Defense Department dismantles an enduring legacy of the Lost Cause.

#awards-decorations-and-honors, #black-people, #confederate-states-of-america, #discrimination, #history-academic-subject, #military-bases-and-installations, #minorities, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #segregation-and-desegregation, #united-states, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

Wells Fargo Revives Policy That Led to Fake Job Interviews, With Tweaks

The bank will reinstate a requirement to assemble a “diverse slate” of job candidates while adding flexibility, according to an internal memo.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #careers-and-professions, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #wells-fargocompany

Red and Blue America Will Never Be the Same

There are long-term trends for both parties to be happy about.

#democratic-party, #house-of-representatives, #minorities, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidential-election-of-2024, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

The End of Roe Doesn’t Need to Bring an Increase in Maternal Mortality

Many of Europe’s abortion laws are stricter than many Americans may realize, but maternal health outcomes in Europe are much better.

#abortion, #dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-supreme-court-decision, #europe, #maternal-mortality, #minorities, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #united-states

Ecotherapists Are Working to Make the Outdoors More Inclusive

Amid pandemic stress and racial violence, many communities of color have turned to wilderness areas for healing.

#anxiety-and-stress, #black-people, #hikes-and-hiking, #meditation, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #senses-and-sensation, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #wilderness-areas

America’s Death Penalty Sentences Are Slowly Grinding to a Halt

The numbers of executions and death sentences are falling.

#capital-punishment, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #law-and-legislation, #minorities, #naacp-legal-defense-fund, #polls-and-public-opinion, #sentences-criminal, #state-legislatures, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #united-states

Democrats Are Having a Purity Test Problem at Exactly the Wrong Time

“It has become too easy for people to conflate disagreements about issues with matters of identity,” one nonprofit official says.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-lives-matter-movement, #democratic-party, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #minorities, #nonprofit-organizations, #philanthropy, #race-and-ethnicity, #whites

Everyone Deserves an Equal Chance for a Campsite

A booking system used by the National Park Service may be disadvantaging marginalized communities the service has worked hard to attract.

#camps-and-camping, #computers-and-the-internet, #kampgrounds-of-america, #minorities, #national-park-service, #national-parks-monuments-and-seashores, #summer-season, #yosemite-national-park-calif

In Ukraine, Some Ethnic Hungarians Feel Ambivalence About the War

After Moscow’s invasion, some Ukrainians worry that divided loyalties within the country’s small ethnic Hungarian minority might make it susceptible to pro-Russia propaganda from Hungary.

#berehove-ukraine, #hungary, #minorities, #orban-viktor, #politics-and-government, #putin-vladimir-v, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #transcarpathia-ukraine, #ukraine

Federal Prosecutors Open Criminal Inquiry of Wells Fargo’s Hiring Practices

Authorities are investigating whether the bank violated federal anti-discrimination laws by conducting sham interviews of minority candidates.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #black-people, #bruno-joe, #criminal-investigations, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-attorneys, #wells-fargocompany, #williams-damian-attorney

Wells Fargo Announces ‘Pause’ of Policy That Led to Fake Job Interviews

The bank’s leaders will study how its “diverse slate” requirement is being carried out and what needs to change before restarting it in July.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #scharf-charles-w, #wells-fargocompany, #women-and-girls

The Expansion of Democracy Is What Does the Trick

There are minorities whose interests are harmed by majority rule. But they are not minorities as we tend to think of them; they are elites.

#civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #constitution-us, #minorities, #reconstruction-era, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-rights-registration-and-requirements

What Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ Has Meant to Women

The high-profile executive’s decision to leave Meta is also a moment to reflect on the impact of her best-selling book and philosophy about success in the workplace.

#black-people, #books-and-literature, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #facebook-inc, #lean-in-women-work-and-the-will-to-lead-book, #meta-platforms-inc, #minorities, #sandberg-sheryl-k, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Summer Camp for All

It’s hard to imagine a more ideal escape for young people living through an extraordinary time of grief, loneliness and upheaval.

#american-camp-assn, #bank-street-college, #black-people, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #federal-aid-us, #hispanic-americans, #income-inequality, #medicine-and-health, #mental-health-and-disorders, #minorities, #new-york-city, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #philanthropy, #poverty, #psychology-and-psychologists, #summer-season, #youth

Racists Once Scoured This Georgia County. Now It Proves Racists Wrong.

The slow return of diversity to an area that brutally drove out its Black residents has been accompanied by a boom that gives the lie to “Great Replacement” conspiracy theories.

#black-people, #buffalo-ny-shooting-may-14-2022, #cumming-ga, #forsyth-county-ga, #minorities, #phillips-patrick-1970, #race-and-ethnicity, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #whites

Abortion Is a Business Issue

Women make up half of the work force, but the issue’s divisiveness has led many companies to keep quiet on the issue for now.

#abortion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #levi-straussco, #minorities, #politics-and-government, #race-and-ethnicity, #sandberg-sheryl-k, #silicon-valley-calif, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

Is American Democracy Built to Last?

Yascha Mounk’s new book questions deeply held beliefs about the stability of Western societies.

#democracy-theory-and-philosophy, #discrimination, #minorities, #mounk-yascha, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

The End of the All-Male, All-White Cockpit

Airlines are struggling to find enough pilots and to diversify a profession that has been very resistant to change.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #pilots, #race-and-ethnicity, #shortages, #skywest-inc, #united-airlines, #united-states, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #vocational-training, #women-and-girls

To Be Pro-Choice, You Must Have the Privilege of Having Choices

As we contend with the racial reckoning in this country, we must acknowledge the role that race plays in sexual and reproductive health outcomes.

#abortion, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #medicaid, #minorities, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #race-and-ethnicity, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision

One Garment’s Journey Through History

The evolution of the Korean hanbok is a lens into the history of the country, which is now being traced in the series “Pachinko.”

#apple-tv-plus, #art, #asian-americans, #busan-south-korea, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #immigration-and-emigration, #korean-americans, #lee-min-jin, #los-angeles-calif, #minorities, #paik-nam-june, #shopping-and-retail, #south-korea, #textiles

Helping Hollywood Avoid Claims of Bias Is Now a Growing Business

Studios are signing up consultants to help make sure their movies or shows don’t raise any cultural red flags.

#consultants, #gay-and-lesbian-alliance-against-defamation, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #minorities, #movies, #race-and-ethnicity, #television, #transgender-and-transsexuals

This Is Why It Took More Than 100 Years to Get an Anti-Lynching Bill

Our political system was the primary obstacle to protecting the lives and livelihoods of its own citizens.

#black-people, #discrimination, #federal-state-relations-us, #filibusters-and-debate-curbs, #law-and-legislation, #lynching, #minorities, #united-states-politics-and-government

‘BIPOC’ Is Jargon. That’s OK, and Normal People Don’t Have to Say It.

Vocabulary imposed from on high sometimes just can’t catch on.

#butler-judith, #hispanic-americans, #internal-sub-only-nl, #jackson-jesse-l, #minorities, #podcasts, #polls-and-public-opinion, #south-asia, #winfrey-oprah

Exploring the Diversity, and Precariousness, of French Stand-Up

Fanny Herrero, the creator of “Call My Agent!,” returns with a Netflix show called “Standing Up,” which follows four struggling Parisian comics.

#comedy-and-humor, #minorities, #paris-france, #television

Lauro Cavazos, First Hispanic Cabinet Member, Dies at 95

A sixth-generation Mexican American, he served briefly as secretary of education under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.

#bush-george, #cavazos-lauro-1927-2022, #colleges-and-universities, #deaths-obituaries, #education, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #reagan-ronald-wilson, #united-states-politics-and-government

Asian American Hate Crimes Cannot Go Unchecked

As an American of Korean descent, I feel terrified for my life and the lives of those who look like me.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #bronx-nyc, #brooklyn-nyc, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #japanese-americans, #korean-americans, #manhattan-nyc, #minorities, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #queens-nyc, #women-and-girls

Taliban Search Operation Echoes Resented U.S. Tactics in Afghanistan

An intrusive sweep that has spanned several provinces risks alienating Afghans and fueling the insurgency the new government is trying to stop.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #international-crisis-group, #kabul-afghanistan, #massoud-ahmad-1989, #massoud-ahmed-shah, #minorities, #mujahid-zabiullah, #northern-alliance, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #politics-and-government, #privacy, #tajiks-ethnic-group, #taliban

In Detroit, a Bet That Healthy Restaurants Can Help the City

For years, a coalition of groups has supported food businesses, seeing them as critical to the city’s continuing recovery. The pandemic has put its accomplishments to the test.

#area-planning-and-renewal, #black-people, #detroit-mich, #discrimination, #entrepreneurship, #immigration-and-emigration, #minorities, #nonprofit-organizations, #philanthropy, #restaurants

Defeat Trump, Now More Than Ever

The struggle against authoritarianism, at home and abroad.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #elections, #minorities, #polls-and-public-opinion, #progressive-policy-institute, #putin-vladimir-v, #race-and-ethnicity, #russia, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

Tour Companies Aim to Boost Diversity Through Training and Funding

After the global reckoning over race in 2020, some group-tour providers made a pledge to improve equity through training, mentoring and funding for minority guides.

#black-people, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #hurtigruten, #intrepid-group, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #travel-and-vacations

Black Farmers Fear Foreclosure as Debt Relief Remains Frozen

Lawsuits from white farmers have blocked $4 billion of pandemic aid that was allocated to Black farmers in the American Rescue Plan.

#agriculture-and-farming, #agriculture-department, #american-rescue-plan-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #credit-and-debt, #discrimination, #federation-of-southern-cooperatives-land-assistance-fund, #minorities, #national-black-farmers-assn, #sperling-gene, #stimulus-economic, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

This Supreme Court May Be an Abomination. But It Is Not an Aberration.

For most of its history, the court has been a friend to hierarchy and reaction.

#black-people, #discrimination, #elections-house-of-representatives, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #supreme-court-us, #voting-rights-act-1965

N.F.L. Culture Never Reformed After the Rice Scandal, Women Say

In the years after the Ray Rice scandal, the N.F.L. redoubled efforts to hire and promote women. But over 30 former staff members say the league’s culture remains demoralizing.

#baltimore-ravens, #black-people, #dallas-cowboys, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #football, #goodell-jane-skinner, #goodell-roger, #hiring-and-promotion, #hunt-kareem-1995, #jones-charlotte-football-executive, #jones-jerry, #kansas-city-chiefs, #leeds-alissa, #locklear-theresa, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rice-ray-1987, #smith-dasha, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-football-team, #wilkinson-beth-a, #women-and-girls

How the Trojan Horse Affair Affected British Pakistanis

A scandal in 2014, known as the Trojan Horse affair, exposed what it’s like living in Britain as a British Pakistani.

#birmingham-england, #bradford-england, #colonization, #cricket-game, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #england, #great-britain, #hate-crimes, #immigration-and-emigration, #income-inequality, #khan-sadiq, #london-england, #malik-zayn, #minorities, #muslims-and-islam, #national-health-service, #oxford-university, #race-and-ethnicity, #reed-brian-journalist, #religion-and-belief

Rejected Mail Ballots Are Showing Racial Disparities

Auditors in Washington State found that the mail ballots of Black voters were being rejected at four times the rate of white voters. Similar trends have been seen in other states.

#absentee-voting, #brown-latosha-1970, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #voting-rights-registration-and-requirements, #washington-state

The Lessons of Brooklyn Tech

The principle of equality should strengthen the ideal of merit, not obstruct it. 

#brooklyn-technical-high-school, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #gifted-students, #hakakian-roya, #immigration-and-emigration, #minorities, #new-york-city, #race-and-ethnicity, #stuyvesant-high-school

Los Angeles Is Changing. Can a Flagship Theater Keep Up?

Navigating the pandemic and a shift in leadership, the Center Theater Group is trying to get back its old audience, and find a new one, while rethinking its mission and programming.

#ahmanson-theater-los-angeles-calif, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #center-theater-group, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #douglas-kirk-theater-culver-city-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-music-center, #mark-taper-forum, #minorities, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #race-and-ethnicity, #theater

Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to Affirmative Action at Harvard and U.N.C.

The court’s new conservative supermajority may be skeptical of admissions programs that take account of race to foster educational diversity.

#admissions-standards, #affirmative-action, #blum-edward-j, #colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #harvard-university, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #students-for-fair-admissions, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #university-of-north-carolina

Millions Have Lost a Step Into the Middle Class, Researchers Say

The new figure points to the challenge for the majority of Americans who do not have a four-year college degree.

#accenture-ltd, #computers-and-the-internet, #corporate-social-responsibility, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #nonprofit-organizations, #opportunitywork, #shortages, #vocational-training, #wages-and-salaries

Some Antiracist Books Aren’t Very Good. Do I Still Have to Read Them to My Child?

I’m all for undoing racist impulses, but I wonder how useful it is to sit with my daughter and scold myself with clunky prose.

#antiracist-baby-book, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #internal-sub-only-nl, #kendi-ibram-x, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity

Corporate Board Diversity Increased in 2021. Some Ask What Took So Long.

Some executives say corporate boards have often overlooked qualified women and nonwhite people. That may be changing.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-people, #boards-of-directors, #corporate-social-responsibility, #corporations, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #women-and-girls

India’s Christians Attacked Under Anti-Conversion Laws

“They want to remove us from society,” a Christian farmer said of Hindu extremists. Rising attacks on Christians are part of a broader shift in India, in which minorities feel less safe.

#bharatiya-janata-party, #chhattisgarh-india, #christians-and-christianity, #freedom-of-religion, #india, #law-and-legislation, #madhya-pradesh-india, #minorities, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #politics-and-government, #rashtriya-swayamsevak-sangh-india, #religion-and-belief

In Fight Against Violence, Asian and Black Activists Struggle to Agree

Calls for unity have ebbed over disagreements on one main issue: policing.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #minorities, #oakland-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #race-and-ethnicity

Debate Teaches Kids How to Think

Everyone should have that privilege.

#covid, #education, #high-school, #internal-sub-only-nl, #minorities, #national-association-for-urban-debate-leagues, #urban-debate-leagues, #zoom-video-communications

More Galleries of Color Debut at Art Basel Miami

Changes to eligibility requirements enabled more diversity at the fair, which roared back for the first time since the pandemic.

#art, #art-basel-miami-beach, #black-people, #conventions-fairs-and-trade-shows, #minorities

The Age of the Creative Minority

Here are four ways to think about your group identity.

#assimilation, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states

The Suburbs Are Poorer and More Diverse Than We Realize

Understanding diversity in the suburbs is key to winning elections.

#critical-race-theory, #diversity, #education, #internal-sub-only-nl, #lewis-mccoy-r-lheureux, #loudoun-county-va, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #suburbs, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #virginia, #youngkin-glenn-a

India’s Treatment of Muslims Erodes Its Moral High Ground

The hard-line attitude of Narendra Modi’s ruling party toward Muslims has undermined the nation’s reputation as a voice for tolerance in South Asia.

#bangladesh, #bharatiya-janata-party, #hinduism, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #india, #international-relations, #minorities, #modi-narendra, #muslims-and-islam, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #pakistan, #sri-lanka