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New UIC Report Details Barriers Facing Chicago’s Asian-Americans

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Despite popular stereotypes that Asian-Americans are a "model minority" unaffected by racial discrimination, a new report from University of Illinois at Chicago researchers details the barriers that Chicago's Asian-Americans face due to racial inequities in housing, education and labor.

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Race Relations, Race and religion, multiracial congregations, Baylor Religion Survey, American Sociological Association, African-American congregations, Diversity in churches, Diversity in religion, Gallup Organization, Hispanics and church, Segregation in churches

Where People Live Is More Influential than Where They Worship in Shaping Racial Attitudes

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Whites in multiracial congregations have more diverse friendship networks and are more comfortable with minorities — but that is more because of the impact of neighbors and friends of other races than due to congregations’ influence, a Baylor University study has found.

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School, Children, Parents, Parental Involvement, Black, African Americans, Race, Racism, Education, Binghamton, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, School Districts, Students, Classroom

Black Parents Can Help Bridge Cultural Divide Between Students and White Teachers

Bringing black parents into school settings can work toward shifting and closing the cultural disconnects between black families and predominantly white school personnel, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Folate, Folate Deficient, Opiod, opioid abuse, Opioid Addiction, opioid prescribing, OPIOID PRESCRIPTION GUIDELINES, opioid overdose, Heroin, Heroin Addiction, heroin epidemic, Heroin Overdose, Opioid Epidemic, Sexual Activity, Islam, Islamophobia

New AJPH Research: Race and Opioids, Heroin Overdose Death Undercount, Folate During Pregnancy, Age of Sexual Initiation and Health Outcomes

In this issue, find research on Race and opioids, heroin overdose death undercount, folate during pregnancy, age of sexual initiation and health outcomes

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Historian Jennifer Morgan on “Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future”—April 19

Historian Jennifer Morgan will deliver “Living in the Moment: Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future” on Thurs., April 19.

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Transplantation, Racial Disparities

Dialysis Providers’ Awareness of Racial Disparities in Transplantation Is Low

• Among 655 healthcare providers at dialysis clinics in the United States, 19% were aware of racial disparities in waitlisting. • Although a quarter of dialysis facilities had >5% racial difference in waitlisting within their own facilities, only 5% of the providers were aware of the disparity at their own facilities.

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Criminal Justice, School Of The Professions

Buffalo State Experts: Hazing Reflects Power Struggle and Desire to Belong

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Approximately, 1.5 million high school students are hazed each year, according to the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention.

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Law and Public Policy

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white flight, Suburbs, ethnoburbs, Sociology, Housing, Census, Segregation

Research Ties Persistence of 'White Flight' to Race, Not Socioeconomic Factors

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New research casts doubt on the argument that 'white flight' is motivated by socioeconomic factors, not race. Examining population trends in racially mixed suburbs, sociologist Samuel Kye finds that white flight occurs when nonwhite residents move in, regardless of socioeconomic factors.

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stem, Engineering, Race, Graduate Education

Experience of Black Doctoral Students Underscores Need to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields

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The risk of riding out a storm is symbolic of the decision black men make to pursue a graduate degree in engineering. They know they'll face challenges, but the barriers described by black men interviewed as part of a six-year study show how race was a greater obstacle than they expected.

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Assassination, Civil Rights

Experts Say Impact of MLK Jr.’s Legacy Evident 50 Years After Assassination

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