A Michigan hospital, the Hurley Medical Center, has settled a lawsuit that accused it of agreeing to a swastika-tattooed man's request that no black nurses care for his newborn baby.
A new study has revealed that exercise for weight control is more likely to be effective on white teenage girls compared to their black peers. A research conducted in Britain studied more than 1,100 girls aged 12 and 14 and concluded that the bodies of white girls were more sensitive towards exercise compared to black girls. "Higher levels of physical activity were associated with lower risk of obesity among white girls but not among black girls," wrote study authors James White and Russ...
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Black women leaders are approved to be asservice in workplace, according to a new study.
Race continues to be an important factor in determining who receives out-of-school suspension and expulsion, and that racial disparities in school discipline are most likely due more to school characteristics than to the characteristics of behaviors or students, according to a new study.
The blogging community is more racially diverse than one might think. Internet-connected African Americans are more likely to blog than their white and Hispanic counterparts, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
Differences in factors such as income, education and marital status could contribute overwhelmingly to the gap in life expectancy between blacks and whites in the United States, according to one of the first studies to put a number on how much of the divide can be attributed to disparities in socioeconomic characteristics.
Tragic tales of domestic worker abuse in Lebanon are common, but a film showing an Ethiopian maid dragged along a street in Beirut just days before she was found hanged from her bed sheets has rattled Lebanon's conscience.
A black veteran U.S. police officer said "racism is alive and well" in the United States and is evident in the case of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed African American teenager gunned down by a neighborhood watch volunteer in central Florida last month.
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A new study found that bilingual immigrants are healthier than their unilingual counterparts.