A new study finds increased rates of cigarette use among 11th- and 12th-graders in states that passed laws against affirmative action.
We can help build a non-extractive economy by offering non-exploitative loans to people of color and the formerly incarcerated.
New initiatives are addressing the social causes of diseases—which often means leaving the clinical setting.
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Compared to the national average of 53 percent, only 31 percent of Asian Americans reported being contacted by candidates or parties in 2012. Less outreach from politicians understandably alienates these voters.
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Black and Hispanic college students experience more loneliness and depression than their white peers, even at schools where whites are the racial minority.
Studies have shown that when public figures die from disease, the public takes notice. New research suggests this could be the key to reaching those who are most at risk.
In a study, reminders that whites will soon lose their majority status in the U.S. triggers negative feelings toward minority groups.
Do you know what percentage of the population is made up of racial minorities?
German researchers find feelings of social exclusion breed intolerance of minorities.
The whole idea of a democracy is that the majority is generally supposed to get its way. But time and again, it’s not the majority but a potent minority that drives—or prevents—progress.
A nationwide survey by HUD reveals, again, that minorities face racism in the housing market. But HUD, again, chooses not to punish the offenders.
A tiny bit of encouragement at the front end of college proved stunningly effective in paring the minority achievement gap in one experiment.