washington post Do black colleges matter to Obama? President Obama responds to a student’s question about leadership possibilities for HBCU (Historically Black College or University) graduates.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 22, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /
this american life logo The Problem We All Live With Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to improve outcomes. But there's one thing nobody tries anymore, despite lots of evidence that it works: desegregation. Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at a district that, not long ago, accidentally launched a desegregation program. First of a two-part series.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 18, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /
washington post American Muslim doctors feel greater scrutiny, even patients' suspicions Reporter Lena H. Sun discusses the prevalence of workplace discrimination among American Muslim physicians and the challenges they face.
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globalist Are human brains hardwired to recognize some groups of people as friends and others as enemies? The concept of tribalism dates back hundreds of centuries, evolving from violent warfare to aggressive sports. Humans exhibit an innate need to relate and group, subsequently leading to issues of both minor subconscious and major conscious prejudice.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
NPR A Physician Asks: Is Being Black Bad For Your Health? Fresh Air- Terry Gross interviews Damon Tweedy, MD about his new memoir "Black Man in a White Coat". Reflections on race and how it factors in health care for black patients and becoming a black physician.
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11kristof-master675 The Asian Advantage by Nicholas Kristof The success of minority groups who achieve through education and hard work is often used as an argument that discrimination in the USA is a thing of the past. Unfortunately, it's not.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 11, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /