Tag: Ethnic Minorities

Opinion: 6 surprising facts about the Declaration of Independence you didn’t learn in history class

Americans may think they know a lot about the Declaration of Independence, but many of those ideas are elitist and wrong, as historian Woody Holton explains. His...

Discoveries of Canada Burial Sites Stir Painful Memories for Indigenous People

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER TERRITORY, Ontario—When 215 unmarked graves were found near a former boarding school for Indigenous children last month, Sherlene Bomberry...

Canadian Indigenous Group Finds Hundreds of Unmarked Graves Near Former School

An Indigenous community in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan said it found 751 unmarked graves near a former boarding school, weeks after a similar discovery...

Indigenous Group in Canada Says It Has Discovered Hundreds of Unmarked Graves

An Indigenous community in western Canada said it found hundreds of unmarked graves near a former boarding school less than a month after a similar...

More workers negotiate a return to the office — but working from home is a privilege open to precious few Americans

As white-collar workplaces debate the future of hybrid work with more than half of U.S. adults fully vaccinated, a new analysis provides a reminder that...

Canadian Indigenous Community Discovers Remains of Boarding-School Students

OTTAWA—A Canadian west-coast indigenous community says it discovered the remains of more than 200 children it believes attended a state-run school, reopening wounds about the...

‘The pandemic merely laid bare what went unnoticed before’: Asian-American women report twice as much racism as male counterparts

As President Biden signed into a law a bill targeting hate crimes against Asian Americans, a new report released this week showed that Asian-American and...

Asian-American tech leaders rally against wave of hatred: ‘We don’t deserve to live in fear in our own country’

Debby Soo was in a grocery store in Stratham, N.H., last weekend when she realized she didn’t have her credit card. “So I was trying...

Black Americans are more likely to travel farther to get COVID-19 vaccines

Black Americans in some parts of the country will have to travel farther than their white counterparts to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a new white...

Black Americans are more likely to travel farther to get COVID-19 vaccines

Black Americans in some parts of the country will have to travel farther than their white counterparts to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a new white...

After controversy, Cisco commits $100 million to broad social-justice pledge, including increasing Black workers and leadership

Cisco Systems announced commitments to social justice and supporting Black communities. Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images Cisco Systems Inc., which fired some employees over the...