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Cancer Center Fires Researchers For Allegations Of Stealing Research For China

Three scientists working at MD Anderson Cancer Center were dismissed due to allegations of stealing data for the Chinese government. However, the Chinese-American community claimed the move amounted to racial profiling.

Feature | Health April 21, 2019

White Yale Student Reports Black Student Napping In Dorm's Common Room To Police

Yale University police responded to a call from a white graduate student that was reportedly related to racism, The black graduate student fell asleep inside the common room of the dorm, which prompted the former to contact the campus authorities.

May 10, 2018

Police Violence Among Top Public Health Issues, Says Study

A study published on the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health website wants to label police violence as a top public health issue. The researchers apparently want the government to improve action in its prevention.

Public Health May 9, 2018

Racial Stereotypes: Black Men Perceived As Bigger, More Threatening, Study Finds

Racial stereotypes influence the way we perceive people from another ethnicity. Study shows young black men are seen as larger and more threatening than white men of equal size.

Life & Style March 14, 2017

Superhero Graphic Novel 'Black' Takes On Racial Profiling And Brings More Diversity To Comics

Co-creators Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith III launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the release of a graphic novel that features a cast of black superheroes, while exploring racial profiling and black culture.

Geek February 2, 2016

Tim Cook Apologizes, Inclusion Training After ‘Unacceptable Incident’ In Australian Apple Store

After an incident that involved racial profiling in an Apple Store in Melbourne, company CEO Tim Cook calls for 'training on inclusion and customer engagement.'

Society November 13, 2015

Apple Apologizes After This Footage Of Racist Behavior Sparked A Social Media Outcry [Video]

A video has been posted on Facebook that shows an Apple Store employee and two security guards asking a group of African students to leave because they feared the students would steal something. The incident has sparked outrage among thousands of netizens across the globe.

Society November 12, 2015

Y-Stop App Aims To Curb Police Harassment, Expands To The UK: Here's The Deal

Y-Stop, an app that helps civilians hold cops accountable for their actions and discourage police brutality, comes to the UK, following its resounding success in the U.S. The app is designed to make users feel empowered during a stop and search procedure.

Apps/Software November 3, 2015

Tennis Star James Blake Becomes Victim Of Racial Profiling: A Tackle Instead of Hug

James Blake, a retired black tennis player that once ranked No. 4 in the world, was forcefully slammed to the ground and arrested by a white police officer in Manhattan. Blake suffered minor injuries.

Society September 10, 2015

Effigies of Black People Found Hanging at UC Berkeley Campus: Racially Motivated or Protest Against Police Violence?

A spokesperson for UC Berkely says that while the effigies of lynched African-Americans appear to be protesting violence against black people, the real motivation is not clear.

Society December 16, 2014

Renisha McBride shooter gets 17 years prison sentence in racially-charged trial

55-year-old Theodore Wafer will spend 17 to 30 years in jail for shooting African-American Renisha McBride after the jury rejected his self-defense claim.

Society September 4, 2014

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown goes viral after Michael Brown shooting

Twitter users asked what image the media would use in the viral hashtag, #IfTheyGunnedMeDown. The viral hashtag is in response to the fatal shooting of teen Michael Brown.

Internet Culture August 12, 2014

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