Tag: Whites

More Proof War on Drugs Is Race War

By Chris Hoenig The War on Drugs is taking a toll on Black Americans, and a new study has revealed just how unjustified a toll it is. A Brookings Institute analysis of arrest data shows that Black Americans are far more likely to be arrested for drug offenses, even though…

The 'War on Whites'

By Chris Hoenig The Democratic Party is waging a “war on whites,” according to one U.S. congressman. Representative Mo Brooks, a Republican representing Alabama’s 5th congressional district, told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham that he doesn’t believe that Republicans are hurting their standing with Latinosthe fastest-growing demographic in the United…

Twitter Joins Tech Peers in Showing Lack of Diversity

By Julissa Catalan On Wednesday, Twitter became the latest tech-industry giant to release its workforce diversity stats to the public in a blog post headlined “Building a Twitter we can be proud of.” Following in the footsteps of its Silicon Valley brethren, Twitter announced that a majority of its U.S….

Google Admits Lack of Diversity in Newly Released Report

By Julissa Catalan On Wednesday, Google released data that confirmed the extreme employment disparity within the tech company, not only racially but between genders as well. While the gender data is based on Google’s 46,170 worldwide employees, the ethnicity data only documents the U.S. workers. The workforce demographics show that…

Where Are Schools Most Segregated

By Chris Hoenig The South is no longer the hub of school segregation, according to new research. In fact, it’s actually home to the least segregated schools. With the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling approaching, UCLA’s Civil Rights Project has released “Brown at 60:…

In-Class Support: Survey Finds Teachers Lack in Diversity

By Chris Hoenig America’s teachers don’t reflect the diverse student bodies they teach, according to a new survey from the Center for American Progress. In fact, the percentage of nonwhite teachers is not greater than or equal to the percentage of nonwhite students in any of the 50 states or…

Major League White: How Pro Sports Aren't What They Seem

By Chris Hoenig MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Diversity in professional sports is evident on the fields, courts and rinks across the country. Just don’t look for it in owner’s boxes. The media firestorm and outpouring of disgust that followed the broadcasting of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s long-held racist…

Do Black Children Feel Less Pain Than White Children

By Jasmine Evans Photo by Shutterstock Starting at around 7 years of age, American children believe that Black kids feel less pain than their white counterparts, according to a recent study from the British Journal of Developmental Psychology. For the study, researchers asked 5-, 7- and 10-year-olds, who were mostly…