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Repeated experiences of racism most damaging to mental health

For the first time, research reveals how harmful repeated racial discrimination can be on mental and physical health. The study looked at the accumulation of experiences of racial attacks over time including being shouted at, being physically attacked, avoiding a place, or feeling unsafe because of one's ethnicity.

Black Lives Matter in Rio, too

4 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In Brazil, racial discrimination against darker-skinned people is rife; and the famous unequal society is especially tilted against black Brazilians, who are subjected to horrific summary executions by police in the favelas (squatter neighborhoods). (more…)

Is Trump a Racist?

Nicholas Kristof finds the evidence pretty compelling. “Here we have a man who for more than four decades has been repeatedly associated with racial discrimination or bigoted comments about minorities, some of them made on television for all to see. [...]

Facing legal action and complaints, Airbnb enlists Eric Holder to address racial discrimination

Airbnb has a racial discrimination problem, and they're enlisting former Attorney General Eric Holder to help fix it. Continue reading ? The post Facing legal action and complaints, Airbnb enlists Eric Holder to address racial discrimination appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Fired black Pocomoke City police chief and lieutenant indicted for alleged misconduct in accident investigation

The charges come six months after ex-chief Kelvin Sewell and former llieutenant Lynell Green filed a federal racial discrimination suit against city officials.

Former Attorney General Will Work With Airbnb To Address Discrimination

last weekNews : The Two-Way

The short-term rental platform has hired Eric Holder as outside counsel to help it craft a new anti-discrimination policy. Individuals and researchers have reported racial bias by the site's users.

Airbnb hires former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to address host discrimination

Short-term rental company Airbnb has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in an effort to address allegations of racial bias on the platform.   Holder will work with noted civil rights attorney John Relman to help the company...Show More Summary

Appeals Court Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law As Violation Of Voting Rights Act

A controversial voter ID law in Texas violates a section of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Fifth Circuit Court struck down the law that civil rights said aimed to racially discriminate and...Show More Summary

Black Lives Matter Elicits Mixed Opinions On Race Relations

Although more American voters see racial discrimination as a major problem than they did a little over a year ago, voters are divided as to whether or not the Black Lives Matter movement has made things better, according to a new poll by Monmouth University. Show More Summary

Voting Rights Advocates Concerned As Election Observers Dwindle

Federal election observers can only be sent to five states in this year’s U.S. presidential election, among the smallest deployments since the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965 to end racial discrimination at the ballot box. The plan, confirmed in a U.S. Show More Summary

Federal election observers will only be allowed in five states in November

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Federal election observers can only be sent to five states in this year’s U.S. presidential election, among the smallest deployments since the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965 to end racial discrimination at the ballot box. The plan, confirmed in a U.S. Department of Justice fact sheet seen by...

Racial Discontent Is Rising, but That’s Not Obama’s Fault

In the national shouting match over racism, discrimination, and American policing that we’ve conducted since the tragedies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and Dallas, one refrain stands out from all the others in its oily tendentiousness. Show More Summary

Senator Tim Scott is Right…

…when he says institutional racism exists. Colleges, employers, and governments racially discriminate in favor of black people, so that poor Asian immigrants are forced to lie about their race. The Lying Liberal Media lies about race...Show More Summary

Democrats push for study on impact of home-sharing sites

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Democrats wanted to understand the effects of home-sharing sites, and were worried about "troubling" reports of "racial discrimination."

Put On Blast: Watch Jane Elliott Check Female Trying To Use Her “White Privilege” [Video]

Jane Elliott is groundbreaking. #1: Racism and racial discrimination continues to put people of color at a significant disadvantage. It’s THE…important starting point for any HONEST dialogue. We have to understand the way things actual are, rather than the way

HUFFPOLLSTER: Most Voters Call Discrimination Against Blacks A Very Serious Problem

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Just over half of voters think the U.S. has a serious problem with racial discrimination. Voters are more concerned about violence against police than violence by police. And a majority of residents in many European countries view immigrants as a threat. Show More Summary

Alton Sterling's Death Prompts Continuous Baton Rouge Rallies; FBI Issues Alert; Obama Cancels European Trip

Black people protest against racial discrimination involving cops following the death of Alton Sterling on Tuesday with videos showing him wrestled and shot by two police officers on Tuesday. The FBI issued an alert warning law enforcement officers of violence in riots in the coming days.

The Massive Toll of Police Brutality: These Fatal Shootings Destroy Minority Communities, Both Physically and Mentally

The impact of racial discrimination and police brutality extends far beyond those directly affected. Beliefs, perceptions, attitudes and institutional arrangements that discredit and oppress people because of their race are bad for physical and mental health. Show More Summary

Racial Discrimination On Campus Likely To Go On Forever

“Affirmative action” will continue to be the routine course of business of college and university admissions for the foreseeable future. That’s the bottom line from the Supreme Court’s June decision

Austin Clarke, Canadian Author Who Explored Black Experience, Dies at 81

The award-winning novelist and memoirist wrote about immigration, racial discrimination and his early days as a journalist in Harlem.

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