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Novartis Study: SEG101 Antibody Reduces Frequency of Sickle Cell Pain

Results from the Phase II SUSTAIN study show that SEG101 (crizanlizumab, formerly SelG1), an anti-P-selectin antibody, reduced the median annual rate of sickle cell-related pain crises (SCPC) by 45.3 percent compared to placebo (1.63 vs 2.98, p=0.010) in patients with or without hydroxyurea therapy1. Novartis (No. 2 on the DiversityInc…

Mastercard Study Shows New Yorkers Shifted to Public Transportation, Sharing Services During 'Free Day NYC'

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, and Mastercard (No. 7 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) announced the publication of their report about transportation demand and retail impact assessment resulting from New York City’s “Car Free Day NYC” at the Smart City Expo World Congress,…

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with 'African American-Sounding Names'

Researchers found that ride-sourcing companies are not exempt from practicing racial discrimination. By Sheryl Estrada Uber and Lyft drivers discriminate against Blacks with frequency especially Black males with “African American-sounding names,” according to a new study. The new ride-sourcing phenomenon hasn’t served as a break from the transportation industry’s history…

Study: Seeing Successful Black People Makes Non-Blacks Deny Racism

By Albert Lin Simmons, Morrison, Frazier According to a recent study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, incidental exposure to a Black person who is successful in a nonstereotypical setting (for example, former Brown University President Ruth Simmons or Nobel Prizewinning author Toni Morrison) is enough to make…