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Black Man At A Doctor's Visit

STUDY: Increasing Number of Black Doctors Could Save Black Men's Lives

Black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States. A new study examines why a doctors race can make all the difference.

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STUDY: Cops Routinely Use Disrespectful Language With Black People

Stanford University researchers found a new use for police body camera footage.

Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013, in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Greenland loses, on average, 375 gigatons of ice per year, according to a new report.

Two Recent Climate Change Studies Paint A Grim Picture

The manmade global catastrophe is already influencing extreme weather—and that includes in the Arctic, where sea ice is melting rapidly.

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STUDY: Uber And Lyft Drivers Discriminate Based on Passenger Race

“The study has found major areas of racial discrimination within this new industry. It’s quite concerning.”

Brian Banks on left with white jersey and red lettering, Brock Turner mugshot on right with white sweatshirt and brown background

Brian Banks on Brock Turner's Sexual Assault Sentence: 'It's a Case Of Privilege'

Banks, a former football player who served six years in prison after being convicted for a now-recanted sexual assault, spoke to the New York Daily News about how the ex-Stanford University student’s lenient sentence embodies White privilege.

Study: Gender Impacts Racial Identity for Biracial People

The study also found that religion and socioeconomic status also matter.

New Research: White Voter Support for Fewer Prisoners Depends On Who's Locked Up

Showing them evidence of racial disparities may not motivate white people to join the cause and fight inequality, new research says.