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NPR: A ‘New Yorker’ Editor Dug For Diversity Stats. She Calls The Results ‘Passive Racism’

On Tuesday, journalism and literature Twitter blew up after a user posted a 20-part thread decrying the lack of diversity among writers...

C-U Asian American Community Speaks Out About Recent Racism

URBANA — Aaron Chun, a Korean-American college and career counselor at Centennial High School in Champaign, was walking around the University of...

CNN: CBS suspends two top execs after LA Times report alleging racism and misogyny

New York (CNN Business) - CBS (VIAC) has suspended two of its top TV executives following a Los Angeles Times investigation that alleged they cultivated a...

Draft reports on racism, bias, community safety initiatives posted for review

Penn State community invited to provide comments and questions to co-chairs of the Select Penn State Presidential Commission on Racism, Bias, and...

CNN: New Zealand media giant Stuff apologizes for racism toward indigenous Māori people

New Zealand's largest media publisher, Stuff, has publicly apologized for the way it has portrayed Māori people, after an internal investigation uncovered evidence...

Racism, election overtake COVID-19 as ‘iffy’ news on popular social sites

As election rhetoric and social issues heated up over the summer, the amount of popular “iffy” social media content on key themes...

Trans young adults risk homelessness, racism when migrating in search of gender affirmation, safety

Young transgender adults often relocate to cities like San Francisco where they feel safer and have access to adequate health care, but...

Presidential Commission on Racism, Bias and Community Safety is convened

In support of Penn State President Eric Barron’s commitment to address both the immediate issues and longstanding problems of racism, bias...

UChicago scientists reflect on need to address racism, inequality

When physicist Brian Nord joined the Dark Energy Survey in 2012, a state-of-the-art project to map the night sky, he was—as far...

VOA: Bias Against Skin Color Seen Globally

Alfiana A. Rosyadi, an Indonesian who recently completed graduate school in South Korea, said the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S....
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NPR: Bird flu outbreak drives Nebraska to cull 1.8 million more chickens

About 1.8 million more chickens must be killed in Nebraska to prevent the spread of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus, state...

Paper: Neurotic personality trait a key risk factor for stress perception

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new paper co-written by a team of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign experts who study the science of personalities...

Diagnoses of suicidal ideation surged among Black pregnant women in 10-year study

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Diagnoses of suicidal ideation soared by more than 700% among Black women in the year before childbirth, researchers found...