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‘I am multiracial’

October 24, 2019

“What are you?” It’s a loaded question, and for people with multiple racial ancestries, it can be a…
Racist experiences and skin tone discrimination linked to delays in prenatal care

August 9, 2019

African American women are at a two to three times greater risk of experiencing illness, injury or death…
Discrimination of minorities associated with increased risk of psychosis

June 26, 2019

Discrimination of minority groups is likely to be associated with an increased risk of psychosis, according to a…
Is there a glass ceiling in academic publishing?

March 12, 2018

Five years ago, Nature — one of the most prestigious research journals in science — published an editorial pledging to…
Discrimination Contributes to Asthma Rates in African-American, Latino Children

April 28, 2017

Children’s exposure to racial and ethnic discrimination has been linked to their likelihood of having asthma in a…
“Nice” Women Earn Less than Their More Assertive Counterparts

November 22, 2016

A new study finds that the nicer, or more agreeable, a woman is at work, the lower her…
How Children Inherit Discrimination’s Effects

October 12, 2016

When a child’s family members experience stress related to ethnic discrimination and the process of adapting to a…
Uneven Steven

January 20, 2016

The Great Recession, it seemed, didn’t play favorites; nearly everyone suffered. A new paper co-authored by a UC…
Effect of name change of schizophrenia on mass media

November 30, 2015

Researchers at the University of Tokyo examined 22 million newspaper articles covering a period of nearly 30 years…
Overweight men just as likely as overweight women to face discrimination in retail settings

November 17, 2015

Men who are overweight are just as likely as overweight women to experience interpersonal discrimination when applying for…
Racial Bias in Crosswalks? Study Says Yes

October 13, 2015

Could it be that a driver choosing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk has something to…
Stigma against fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

September 10, 2015

Stigma against fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), a leading cause of developmental delay in North America, can lead…
Legacy of slavery still impacts education in the South

June 23, 2015

Slavery was abolished more than 150 years ago, but its effects are still felt today in K-12 education…
Access to mental health care for teens improving, but less for communities with disparities

May 29, 2015

Teens in the U.S. have more availability of mental health care than they did two years ago, according…
Glass ceiling is thicker for mothers

April 30, 2015

Rising up the corporate ladder with kids in tow marks women for an extra helping of gender discrimination,…
Subtle discrimination is easier to acknowledge when self-esteem is high, according to new study

April 3, 2015

Identifying discrimination is a necessary first step toward confronting and ultimately eliminating the stain of prejudice, yet victims…
Rare documentary about early Japanese immigrants resurfaces after 30 years

June 3, 2014

Japanese immigrants who arrived in the United States in the early 1900s faced discrimination on multiple levels. Laws…
Discrimination potential seen in ‘big data’ use

April 30, 2014

In this April 17, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the White House briefing room in…
Question of race not simple for Mexican Americans, author says

March 6, 2014

Photo by  L. Brian Stauffer When Mexican Americans say they are “white” on the U.S. Census, it’s often…
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