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Researchers have documented “large, pervasive and persistent” racial inequalities in the U.S.

The post How anti-black bias in white men hurts black men’s health appeared first on theGrio.

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Two Native American brothers attending a Colorado State University tour had the cops called on them by a white woman who said their presence made her nervous

The post Cops called on Native American brothers on college tour by ‘nervous’ white mom appeared first on theGrio.

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NEW YORK (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama, who is honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America, opposes the youth organization's policy of excluding gays as members and adult leaders...

The post White House: Obama opposes Boy Scouts' ban on gays appeared first on theGrio.

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Bias, Joe Williams, Journalism, Media, Media Bias, Opinion, Politico, Politics, Pundits, Suspension -

OPINION - Last week, Politico decided to suspend their White House correspondent Joe Williams following an uproar from the good folks at The Washington Free Bacon and

The post Joe Williams double standard: Politcal correctness for some pundits, but not others appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - While looking at the comments and interviewing various experts in social behavior, I particularly learned that the new phenomenon of 'dis-inhibition' is exhibited over and over again in the digital arena...

The post ‘Comment culture’ a not-so hidden source of racialized political bias appeared first on theGrio.

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2008 Election, Barack Obama, Bias, Google, Google Searches, Politics, Racism, Voting, Voting Bias -

theGRIO REPORT - A Harvard University PhD candidate has conducted a study that may explain why polling data in political races with black candidates has been so unpredictable...

The post Study using Google searches finds racial bias cost Obama in ’08 appeared first on theGrio.

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