Counting the billion dollar cost of racism in Australia

The cost of racial discrimination has had a dollar figure placed on it for the first time thanks to landmark research by Deakin University funded by VicHealth and the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Postcode lottery for race relations

People's racial prejudices are influenced by where they live, reports a new study led by Oxford University psychologists.

The hidden agenda of Obama's opposition

Is the US Tea Party movement a racial backlash against President Obama? A new study by Angie Maxwell from the University of Arkansas, and Wayne Parent from Louisiana State University, assesses whether racial attitudes are ...

Study finds minorities pay more for housing than whites

(Phys.org) —Black and Hispanic homebuyers paid about 3.5 percent more for comparable homes in four metropolitan U.S. markets than white buyers did, according to a Duke University-led analysis of more than 2 million home ...

Prejudice and the President

Racial prejudice among some white Americans -- even if unintentional -- influences their views of President Barack Obama's "Americanism" and their assessment of how well he is performing in office, according to a University ...

Obama effect to be studied by UK researchers

An international network of researchers, journalists and diplomats have joined forces to study the impact of the Barack Obama - America’s first African American President.

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