Racism
The role of digital technologies in mobilizing the alt-right  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In "Misogynistic Men Online: How the Red Pill Helped Elect Trump," published in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Pierce Alexander Dignam and Deana A. Rohlinger examine the... more
Study identifies novel loci contributing to asthma susceptibility in adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A large, multi-ethnic genome-wide association study (GWAS) of asthma identified novel associations with potential relevance for asthma susceptibility in older adults of diverse racial backgrounds. more
Large multi-ethnic genome-wide association study of asthma identifies novel associations  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A large, multi-ethnic genome-wide association study (GWAS) of asthma identified novel associations with potential relevance for asthma susceptibility in older adults of diverse racial backgrounds. more
Racism is still a huge problem in UK's workplaces, finds report  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A shocking report has found that the majority of ethnic minority workers have experienced racial harassment at work in the last five years, and have been... more
Capitol Hill hearing on online hate sees it firsthand  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from... more
Tech giants grilled at U.S. congressional panel on white nationalism  CBC · 2 weeks
A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when... more
Capitol Hill hearing on online hate sees it firsthand  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments more
Facebook bans Faith Goldy and 'dangerous' alt-right groups  CBC · 2 weeks
Facebook is banning far-right political commentator Faith Goldy, white nationalist crusader Kevin Goudreau and various extremist groups, the social media... more
Uber Drivers' Lawsuit Asks if London Congestion Charge Is Racist  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Uber drivers can bring a racial-discrimination lawsuit against the city's mayor Sadiq Khan, a judge ruled Thursday, as a new front opened in a long-running battle. more
Racial bias associated with disparities in disciplinary action across US schools  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Across US counties, black students experience higher rates of suspension, expulsion, in-school arrests and law enforcement referrals than whites, according to a new study. more
Racial bias associated with disparities in disciplinary action across U.S. schools  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Studies have shown that black students are subjected to higher disciplinary rates than whites, resulting in a number of negative life outcomes, including involvement in the... more
Facebook Bans White Nationalism, Separatism on Its Platforms  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have been under pressure to remove white supremacist and neo-Nazi content from their platforms. more
Facebook bans white nationalist and separatist content - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
It's decided this content can no longer be "meaningfully" separated from content by white supremacy and organized hate groups, which had already been banned. more
Facebook is finally banning white supremacy that goes by other names  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Facebook is abandoning a longstanding policy of allowing white supremacy to flourish on its platform under the guise of terms like white nationalism and white separatism.... more
Facebook moves to ban white nationalist and separatist content on its platform  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
In a dramatic shift in policy, Facebook announced today that it is banning white nationalism and separatism on its platform. The decision, which was... more
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