Key Points Question  Do neighborhood factors (physical and social environments) and individual stressors (discrimination) mediate racial differences in cardiovascular health? Findings  In this cross-sectional study of 7720 participants, Black adults had poorer cardiovascular health than White adults. Neighborhood physical environment and safety attenuated racial differences in total ICH scores by 5% and 6%, respectively, while […]

The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages, compensation and an order that Tesla curb racism at its plant in California. A government anti-discrimination agency in the United States is taking legal action against Elon Musk’s Tesla, accusing the company of allowing the “pervasive racial harassment” of Black workers at its flagship California car factory, and taking retaliatory […]

Black Employees Were Subjected to a Hostile Work Environment that Included Racial Slurs, Threatening Conduct and Humiliating Working Conditions, Federal Agency Charges TAMPA, Fla. –– Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc. (APS), an asphalt paving company with offices in Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Tennessee, violated federal law by subjecting 12 Black employees who had filed […]

A white teenager was indicted on an attempted murder charge after he was accused of calling a Black child a racial slur and repeatedly dunking him underwater as the child said he did not know how to swim. The 14-year-old suspect is accused of taunting the victim on July 19 at Goose Pond in Chatham, […]

Five faculty research projects that identify and address issues contributing to or helping alleviate the racial wealth gap in the United States have received grants from the Lender Center for Social Justice. The grants are made possible by funding from MetLife Foundation. “We are very pleased to advance these efforts to more closely examine the […]

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing knew its latest driver would be controversial, so much so that the social media manager turned off the ability to comment on posts announcing the hiring. Juri Vips, a 23-year-old from Estonia, will make his IndyCar debut this Sunday at Portland International Raceway and finish the season […]

Health benefits that have resulted from reductions in fine particulate air pollution aren’t distributed equally among populations in the U.S., a new Yale-led study finds. Racial and ethnic minorities — and Black people in particular — still experience disproportionately high rates of cardiovascular disease-related deaths caused by exposure to fine particulate matter, according to the […]

​Takeaway: A Black applicant for a promotion who showed that she was arguably more qualified for the position than the white applicant who was selected raised an inference of racial discrimination and could therefore take her racial bias claim to trial.  ​A Black employee of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) showed that she was arguably […]

Images are unavailable offline. Keith Wright, second left, is flanked by his daughters Kelsey Smith-Wright, left, and Jodi Smith-Wright, and CRARR executive director Fo Niemi, right, at a news conference in Montreal on Aug. 29. Christinne Muschi/The Canadian Press A Black Montreal family alleges they were victims of racial profiling by Air Canada when they […]

The Justice Department announced today a settlement agreement with Highland Community College (HCC) in Kansas to resolve the department’s investigation into allegations that Black students, primarily student-athletes, living on HCC’s main campus experienced discriminatory treatment in many aspects of campus life, including discipline, housing and interactions with campus security officers. The complaints alleged that Black […]

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