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December 5, 2014
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Soon to become a minority in the U.S., whites express declining support for diversity, UCLA psychology study finds

White Americans may view diversity and multiculturalism more negatively as the U.S. moves toward becoming a minority-majority nation, UCLA psychologists report. As part of their study, the researchers divided 98 white Americans from all regions of the country — half … Continue reading

July 25, 2013
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Link between low vitamin D blood levels and heart disease varies by race

Low vitamin D blood levels are linked to greater risk of heart disease in whites and Chinese, but not in blacks and Hispanics, according to a study appearing this week in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Growing … Continue reading

June 1, 2013
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African Americans in Texas See Decreased Economic Mobility, Policy Report Shows

AUSTIN, Texas — The economic status of African Americans in Texas has significantly declined during the first decade of the 21st century, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA) at The … Continue reading

October 25, 2012
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Racial ‘Hierarchy of Bias’ Drives Decision to Shoot Armed, Unarmed Suspects, CU-Boulder Study Finds

Police officers and students exhibit an apparent “hierarchy of bias” in making a split-second decision whether to shoot suspects who appear to be wielding a gun or, alternatively, a benign object like a cell phone, research conducted by the University … Continue reading

January 18, 2011
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Study: Workplace Diversity Must Include buy-in from Whites

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Organizational efforts to create and maintain an inclusive multicultural environment often face resistance by whites, says a University of Michigan researcher. “Without the support of whites, organizations and educational settings will fail in their attempts to navigate … Continue reading