Tag: racism

Free Webinar | Aug 4: Making History as the NBA’s First Black Female CEO

Join us as we chat with Dallas Mavericks’ CEO Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall as she discusses owning your seat at the head of the table, social...

‘This Is a Pandemic of Inequality’

As told to Usha Lee McFarling. Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Being told the operating room...

We Have to Do Something to Level the Playing Field

As told to Usha Lee McFarling July 14, 2020 — Being told the operating room has already been cleaned. Being questioned...

Tucker Carlson lashes out at those who exposed writer’s racist posts

Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight ” on Fox News. AP NEW YORK — Fox News’ Tucker Carlson said Monday that his former writer...

Netflix drops all its ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ evidence on Reddit

Netflix’s recent revival of the beloved Unsolved Mysteries series is a hit, with the show appearing on the site’s Top 10 Most Watched list since...

As a Black Psychiatrist, She Is ‘Exhausted’ and ‘Furious’

  As told to Usha Lee McFarling Being told the operating room has already been cleaned. Being questioned by patients about where you went to...

Facebook Ad Boycott: Facebook fails to appease organizers of ad boycott

By Mike Isaac and Tiffany Hsu SAN FRANCISCO: Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s two top executives, met with civil rights groups on Tuesday in...

Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore

At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump made a direct appeal to disaffected white voters four months...

Trauma of Racism Fuels High Blood Pressure Among Black Americans: Study

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Cardiologist Dr. Willie Lawrence remains haunted by the memory of...

Love Is the Cure for Social Injustice

June 29, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Some of my friends in law enforcement don’t want to use...

Do We See Black Patients Differently?

Americans are waking up. The pandemic, which is disproportionately affecting Black Americans, has laid bare health and racial disparities that have been long documented for...

Disney will overhaul Splash Mountain ride amid criticism over connections to racist film — here’s the movie they chose for the new theme

Disney DIS, -1.93% will revamp the popular ride Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, the company said Thursday, after facing criticism that the...

Donald Trump signs order pushing to reduce US police violence

Washington: US President Donald Trump responded to nationwide anger at racism and deadly police violence Tuesday with measures aimed at reforming police forces, including a...

How COVID-19 Has Unveiled a Tale of Two Americas

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 08, 2020 — A recent commentary described the higher rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality in the...

Surgical Residents Experience Racial, Ethnic or Religious Discrimination Often

(Reuters Health) – Surgical residents commonly experience discrimination if they are members of racial or ethnic minorities, a new U.S. study finds. In the survey...

4 things you need to know about ‘misogynoir’

Even if you’re unfamiliar with the term misogynoir, which is anti-black misogyny that specifically targets black women, you’ve likely seen it in action or experienced...