News tagged with racial minorities

Paving the way for conversation on race

An increasing number of white Americans agree that the "nation needs to make changes to achieve racial equality," according to a 2015 Pew Research Center report. However, many also say they avoid talking about bias with blacks ...

dateJun 06, 2016 in Social Sciences
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What's holding black entrepreneurs back?

It's not laziness or lack of initiative that's keeping African-Americans from starting their own businesses, but instead a centuries-old racial disadvantage that's not experienced by other minority groups, a Michigan State ...

dateMar 31, 2016 in Economics & Business
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Kids' health suffers when parents go to jail

The U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with more than 2 million people currently behind bars. How this affects their families is the subject of a new UC Irvine study, which found significant health and ...

dateSep 03, 2014 in Social Sciences
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