Tag: racism

Morgan Wallen Says He Meant Racist Slur To Be ‘Playful,’ But Admits He Was ‘Ignorant’

Morgan Wallen once again tried to take ownership of his behavior in his first televised interview after being caught on video shouting a racist epithet...

FICO scores leave out ‘people on the margins,’ Upstart’s CEO says. Can AI make lending more inclusive — without creating bias of its own?

The Value Gap is a MarketWatch Q&A series with business leaders, academics, policymakers and activists on reducing racial and social inequalities. When a congressional task force...

FM Diversity Has Increased, but More Physicians of Color Needed

Family medicine has evolved in many ways since its inception in 1969, especially in terms of the people who are practicing it, but it still...

Tuskegee Relatives Promote COVID-19 Vaccines in Ad Campaign

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Tuskegee is the one-word answer some people give as a reason...

Diversity of Pediatric Residents, Fellows Continues to Lag

Researchers acknowledged that some of the factors contributing to the low proportion of minorities in the pediatric workforce may include educational disparities starting in primary...

School Apologizes for Rejecting Black Student in ’59

A letter dated Aug. 5, 1959, hangs framed in the basement of Marion Hood, MD, a retired gynecologist and obstetrician. “I am sorry I must...

Ikea Under Fire For Juneteenth Menu Offering Fried Chicken And Watermelon

A Georgia Ikea store has apologized for its effort to honor Juneteenth with a menu that included dishes associated with racist stereotypes about Black Americans....

Survey Highlights Unequal U.S. Health Care System

June 21, 2021 — Keeva Blackwood, Deidra Fryer, and Tricia Stewart Moody have a few things in common. They all live in Maryland, all...

Hope in a Year of Challenges

Black health care workers have suffered blows to their lives and careers over the past year. Racial disparities in health care continue as more and...

Hospitals: One Reason COVID Is More Lethal for Black Americans

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black COVID-19 patients in the United States are more likely...

COVID-19 Death Toll Higher for International Medical Graduates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Graduates of international medical schools died from COVID-19 in disproportionate numbers...

JAMA Editor Steps Down Amid AMA Shakeup

June 1, 2021 — Howard Bauchner, MD, will step down as editor-in-chief of JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association — one of...

San Jose Shooter Was Reportedly Under Investigation At Work Over Racist Comments

The maintenance worker who fatally shot nine co-workers at a San Jose light rail yard before killing himself Wednesday was under investigation at work because colleagues...

George Floyd’s family lawyer Ben Crump: ‘It’s been 57 years since we’ve had meaningful police reform’

George Floyd’s family and their attorney, Ben Crump, had a busy schedule on Tuesday, the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death under the knee of a...

AMA Announces Major Commitment to Health Equity

May 13, 2021 — The American Medical Association has released a 3-year strategic plan to counter longstanding health inequities that hurt marginalized communities and...

Kid Band’s Badass Song About ‘Racist Sexist Boys’ Strikes A Chord

A teen band wrote a song about racist, sexist boys and it promptly became a viral pandemic-era anthem. To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander...

‘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...

Strategies to Turn the Tide on Racial and Gender Inequity

Working to mitigate racial and gender inequity in hospital medicine may seem like a daunting task, but every physician can play a role in turning...

Police Contact Tied to Elevated Anxiety in Young Black Adults

Young Black adults who witness or experience police violence have significantly elevated levels of anxiety, new research shows. Dr Robert Motley In the first study...

Asian Children Less Likely to Receive ADHD Treatment

A study of US children across ethnic and racial groups found that Asians were least likely to receive therapy for ADHD, compared with white children...

After Chauvin Verdict, Time to Get to Work

April 22, 2021 — On Tuesday, April 20, the country braced for the impact of the verdict in the murder trial of George Floyd....

Business and civil rights leaders react to guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty in the killing of George Floyd, which sparked reactions from civil rights activists, politicians and world...

CDC Declares Racism a Serious Public Health Threat

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday declared racism a serious public health threat and outlined steps it will take to address...

‘Racism’ against Indian student in Oxford figures in RS | India News

NEW DELHI: The issue of “racism” against Indian student Rashmi Samant, who had to step down as Oxford University Student’s Union president over criticism of...

JAMA Editor Resigns Over Controversial Podcast

Edward H. Livingston, MD, has resigned as deputy editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) after he and the journal faced significant...