Requests for information from local public services, like sheriffs' offices, school districts and libraries, across the United States are less likely to receive a reply if signed by 'black-sounding' names, according to new ...
Over the last three decades, street gangs have seeped into rural areas—including Native reservations, where youth gang involvement has been steadily rising since the 1990s.
A study by social scientists at The University of Manchester has revealed that Britain's most ethnically diverse neighbourhoods are also the healthiest.
(Phys.org) —A University of Michigan study challenges previous research that suggests umpire discrimination exists in Major League Baseball.
Restaurant servers are more likely to give better service to patron types they believe are more inclined to tip well, a Wayne State University researcher has found, a principle that has significant consequences when African-Americans ...
Ads pegged to Google search results can be racially biased because of how certain names are associated with blacks or whites, according to a new study.
White Republicans, Southern evangelicals most likely to claim reverse discrimination, research finds
With the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas before the Supreme Court, "reverse discrimination" is back in the public eye.
Researchers who studied a large sample of middle- and high-school students in Washington state found that mixed-race adolescents are more similar to their white counterparts than previously believed.
Black men, especially those living in low-income, urban areas, face many societal stressors, including racial discrimination, incarceration and poverty. In addition, these men have poorer health outcomes. Now, a University ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Many Americans changed their perceptions of discrimination and racism after Barack Obama became the nation's first black president.