STUDY: Machines Are Just as Racist as Humans
But researchers say artificially intelligent machines can be fixed.
STUDY: White Teachers Often Expect Black Students to Fail
And researchers say those low expectations frequently become self-fulfilling prophecies.
DOJ Forces Overhaul of Newark's Racially Biased Police Department
The agency just reached an agreement with the city that calls for reform in 12 areas, including body-worn camera and use of force policies.
STUDY: White Students See Asian-Americans as More Competent Than Blacks, Latinos
Researchers find that some students at prestigious universities subscribe to stereotypes that can impact everything from the workforce to the voting booth.
WATCH: The Science Behind Why People Think Stereotypes Are True
Franchesca explans it all: “Stereotypes are cognitive shortcuts.”
Report: White Men Make Up 79% of the Elected Prosecutors Who Decide on Criminal Charges
Elected prosecutors decide when and how to bring criminal charges—and they are overwhelmingly white and male.
FBI to Track Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu and Arab-Americans
Activists say better reporting will also help with prevention.
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Mass Incarceration?
California voters may lead the way on Nov 4.
Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*
Some of the results may surprise you.
New Report Illustrates Obstacles for Transgender Immigrants
Being undocumented and transgender poses unique and difficult circumstances for immigrants in the U.S.