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Police Brutality a Leading Cause of Death Among Young Men

A new study from Rutgers University-Newark has found that police are a leading cause of death among young — especially Black — men in America today. The study, which compiled data on police-involved deaths in the U.S., estimated the risks of being killed in a law enforcement encounter by age,…

Supreme Court Justices Challenge Affirmative Action at Universities

Just as the racially charged protests at colleges and universities across the country gradually died down, affirmative action in higher education is now taking center stage as a heated discussion takes place in the Supreme Court where one justice has already questioned if Black students even have a place in…

Discrimination Against Job Applicants with Disabilities Exposed

A new study concluded that employers are still discriminating against job applicants who have a disclosed disability. The Study For the study, which was conducted by Rutgers and Syracuse, researchers sent cover letters and rsums to various accounting companies for just over 6,000 jobs in the accounting field. The only…

A Partnership Program of NJTV, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), Latino Leadership Alliance Foundation and RU-TV

A Partnership Program of NJTV, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), Latino Leadership Alliance Foundation and RU-TV Raices de Buena Salud Preview Event, Rutgers University Raices de Buena Salud/ Roots of Good Health, is a new community health documentary series written and produced by…

All About Don Imus

This story was written and publishedbefore CBS cancelled the “Imus in the Morning Show” in the late afternoon on April 12. The news about MSNBC dropping Don Imus’ simulcast is not surprising. From a purely business standpoint, Imus is no longer worth retaining. Regardless of what audience he may command…