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Jack Dorsey and Twitter ignored opportunity to meet with civic group on Myanmar issues  TechCrunch · 3 days
Responding to criticism from his recent trip to Myanmar, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he’s keen to learn about the... more
FSU study finds racial disparity among adolescents receiving flu vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Black adolescents living in the United States tend to receive the influenza vaccine at significantly lower rates than their white and Hispanic counterparts, according to Florida State University... more
Google still has no answers for YouTube’s biggest problem  THE VERGE · 5 days
From Pizzagate to QAnon, YouTube has a serious problem with conspiracy theories. The basic moderation problem has splintered... more
YouTube bans Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes for copyright infringement  THE VERGE · 6 days
Alt-right commentator and Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes is now banned from YouTube for “multiple third-party... more
Slovak hospitals hold new Roma mothers against their will  ABC NEWS · 7 days
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will  ABC NEWS · 7 days
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals  ABC NEWS · 7 days
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
Awaken offers meditations focused on healing from systems of oppression  TechCrunch · 1 week
A mindful, contemplative approach to internalized racism and sexism is a necessary piece of the puzzle of dismantling systems of oppression, Awaken founder and CEO Ravi Mishra says.... more
Report finds discrimination driving disparities in food insecurity  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lifetime experiences of racial and ethnic discrimination are strongly linked to food insecurity in Philadelphia, says a new series of reports released today from researchers at Drexel University's Center for Hunger Free... more
Tim Cook says those who spread hate have 'no place' on Apple's platforms - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Apple CEO uses an award acceptance speech to warn white supremacists and violent conspiracy theorists. more
Tim Cook to white supremacists: ‘You have no place on our platforms’  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed white supremacists and “dangerous conspiracy theorists” today, reiterating that hateful content will not have a home on Apple platforms.... more
Tim Cook addresses white supremacists in ADL address  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Apple CEO Tim Cook didn’t mince words when he took to the stage to accept the Anti-Defamation League’s first Courage Against Hate Award at an event in New York City today. The... more
African-American mothers rate boys higher for ADHD  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
African-American children often are reported by parents and teachers to display behaviors of ADHD at a higher rate than children from other racial and ethnic groups. For the first time, researchers have found that... more
Black Tesla factory workers describe racism and discrimination, NYT reports  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Over two dozen current and former black Tesla employees are describing racial discrimination in a New... more
Far-right activist Laura Loomer handcuffed herself to Twitter’s NYC headquarters  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Earlier this afternoon, alt-right Jewish commentator Laura Loomer handcuffed herself to the front doors of Twitter’s... more
Racial bias taints neighborhoods—and residents, research reveals  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Growing up in Michigan, Courtney Bonam moved from the predominantly black community of Oak Park to the predominantly white town of Ann Arbor. Her new middle school, which had the largest racial minority enrollment... more
Study: Racial disparities found in oral anticoagulant use  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Black patients with atrial fibrillation are significantly less likely to receive oral anticoagulants--particularly newer, more effective versions--than white and Hispanic patients, according to a new study published today in JAMA Cardiology. more
Test prep is a rite of passage for many Asian-Americans  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When ACT released its latest test scores this past October, the results showed that average scores took a dip for every racial group in the United States except... more
College-educated cops enforce the law more aggressively  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the wake of controversial and widely publicized incidents involving the use of deadly force by the police against racial and ethnic minorities, President Obama appointed the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing... more
Google reportedly paid £4,000 to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit in the UK  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Google paid £4,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit that claims it did not do enough to protect a contractor from being racially... more
Google settled with a contractor after complaints of racial profiling  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Google settled a racial discrimination claim brought by a contractor who says that the company failed... more
Dolce & Gabbana pulls Shanghai show amid controversies in China - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The Italian fashion house has been accused of racism after its ads featured a Chinese woman using chopsticks strangely. more
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