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Racists Beat Down Oregon Man, Police Are Not Investigating as Hate Crime

Meanwhile, Parsham Rabiee, a Lyft driver, now can't work to save the life he took years to build.

Parsham Rabiee was attacked by two white Lyft passengers outside of Portland, Ore., who verbally and physically assaulted him, including repeated use of racial slurs and making fun of his music. But the Gresham police are claiming it wasn't a racially-biased attack.

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Dodge Blasted for Distastefully Using MLK's Words in Super Bowl Ad

The ad from a company whose leadership includes little diversity featured a portion of Dr. King's sermon though omitted the part in which he also admonished pressure from advertisers.

Dodge received swift rebuke for its Super Bowl ad Sunday night in what many critics said was a distasteful use of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to sell cars and tone-deaf to Dr. King's message.

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Book Reading: Plain as Black & White

A study that looked at paper books, e-readers and audiobooks surprised the researchers with where exactly racial gaps existed. What results did they find?

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By Chris Hoenig

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Is There a Black, Latino Doctor in the House?

Rutgers University's ODASIS program is helping to close the racial/ethnic disparities gap within healthcare and other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professions. Its Access-Med program offers undergrads from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged groups career opportunities in the sciences. Here's how.

In the fall of 2005, Alister Martin seemed the most unlikely candidate for Harvard Medical School. Laid up in the hospital with "my face so swollen my mother didn't recognize me," he says, the high-school senior was recovering from a brutal gang attack. The situation had escalated to a point that law enforcement advised Martin's mother, a Haitian immigrant, to pull her son from Neptune (N.J.) High School to avoid further trouble.

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Most White People Think Blacks Are Intellectually Inferior

What do most white people really think? The White Guy gives you his expert take on white people's assessments of black intelligence.

Luke Visconti's Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart, direct and disarmingly frank answers.

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