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Newswise: Rutgers Native American Experts Weigh in on Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples Day Debate

Article ID: 720582

Rutgers Native American Experts Weigh in on Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples Day Debate

Rutgers University

Camilla Townsend, a history professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick whose research focuses on the relationship between indigenous people and Europeans throughout the Americas, says there is room for both holidays.

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11-Oct-2019 10:20 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Study Identifies Religious Bias Against Refugees
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Article ID: 720450

Study Identifies Religious Bias Against Refugees

University of California San Diego

When you hold constant national origin, religion is the most powerful source of discrimination against refugees to the United States – mattering more than gender, age, fluency in English or professional skill. Also: Though anti-Muslim bias prevails across the board in the U.S., it differs across subgroups.

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9-Oct-2019 12:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Race Effect: Researchers Find Black Offenders More Likely to Be Arrested Than White Offenders When Committing Violent Crime Together

Article ID: 720484

Race Effect: Researchers Find Black Offenders More Likely to Be Arrested Than White Offenders When Committing Violent Crime Together

Florida State University

Racial disparities at every level of the criminal justice system in America are well documented. Now, a new study by Florida State University researchers reveals it also exists at the initial level of arrest, even when the crime is committed by a diverse pair of co-offenders.

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9-Oct-2019 4:55 PM EDT
Newswise: Political Science Professor can Provide Analysis, Context on Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Workplace Rights Dispute

Article ID: 719488

Political Science Professor can Provide Analysis, Context on Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Workplace Rights Dispute

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Sara Benesh's research interests include decision-making in federal and state courts, as well as the legitimacy of courts and institutions.

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8-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: How Public Health Practitioners Can Address Racism: New Book Edited by Fielding School Professor

Article ID: 717732

How Public Health Practitioners Can Address Racism: New Book Edited by Fielding School Professor

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

In a new book edited by a professor from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, academicians and community organizers explain how public health practitioners can identify and address racism.

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20-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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