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Supreme Court victory hinged on evidence of racism

Cornell University

Cornell Law School professors Sheri Lynn Johnson and Keir Weyble took over Curtis Flowers' appeal to the Supreme Court and won.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, Race and Ethnicity, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Politics,

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12-Dec-2019 2:15 PM EST
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'Ojos' study to examine eye disease in Latino communities

University of Illinois at Chicago

With $9.7 million in funding from the National Eye Institute, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will study the impact of chronic eye disease among Latinos.

Channels: All Journal News, Race and Ethnicity, Vision, Grant Funded News, National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), South America News,

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10-Dec-2019 2:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase breast cancer risk
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Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase breast cancer risk

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don’t use these products. The study suggests that breast cancer risk increased with more frequent use of these chemical hair products.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Race and Ethnicity, Women's Health, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Grant Funded News,

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2-Dec-2019 12:00 PM EST
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Newswise: New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV

New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

With a disproportionate number of black cisgender women in the U.S. becoming HIV positive, researchers are sharing critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Emergency Medicine, Public Health, Race and Ethnicity, Sex and Relationships, Women's Health,

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3-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST
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How to Design for Real Race-Intelligent Inclusion

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Do diversity and inclusion efforts do what they’re intended to? Professor Martin Davidson, Darden’s senior associate dean and global chief diversity officer, discusses workplace practices that encourage a culture of race-intelligent inclusion and greater understanding of the needs of black people.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Race and Ethnicity,

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3-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
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