The “OK” hand gesture, commonly seen as a way of indicating that all is well, has now been classified as something else: a symbol of hate. On Thursday, the Anti-Defamation League, a Jewish civil rights organization, added 36 symbols to its “Hate on Display” database including the index finger-to-thumb sign that in some corners of
Despite a slight dip in the overall number of hate crimes reported statewide, the number of such targeted crimes in Los Angeles County increased last year, reaching its highest point in nearly a decade, according to an annual report by the L.A. County Commission on Human Relations.
Black and LGBTQ individuals were those most frequently targeted,
The burden of student loans on young black people is a crisis that requires immediate policy action, argues a paper released Wednesday from the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University.
Education Department inquiry into Middle East studies program jointly operated by Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raises academic freedom concerns….
An experiment conducted in German train stations involving paper cups and escaping oranges has found that people are less likely to help a woman if she appears to be Muslim — but they’re more likely to help that same woman if she somehow proves that she shares their social values.
The findings, described in the Proceedings
Among Americans, it’s now a widely accepted assumption that women are just as competent and intelligent as men. But men are still seen as more likely to embody the attributes we seek in leaders.
Those are the key findings of a new study that analyzed 62 years of polling data, looking at how attitudes have shifted
As court battles wage over affirmative action, academics with legal expertise see other actual and potential points of litigation that could have a major impact on diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.
“The smart money is that affirmative action’s days are numbered,” said Justin Driver, the Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law and the Ludwig
The growing number of biracial Americans could, in theory, lead to a less prejudiced society. But new research suggests that these Americans aren’t so much shattering stereotypes as finding themselves pigeonholed with new ones.
“A lot of stereotypes of black-white biracial people were completely different from the ones people have about white people and black people,”
Nearly 50 years have passed since Kamala Harris joined the legions of children bused to schools in distant neighborhoods as the United States attempted to integrate its racially segregated public schools.
Yet the consequences of racial and economic segregation remain a fact of daily life for millions of black and Latino children….