SYSTEMIC RACISM AND THE GENDER PAY GAP is a report from the American Association of University Women that examines how systemic racism—including decades of discriminatory employment practices, intentionally inadequate legal protections, and persistent racial stereotypes—has contributed to a pay gap that remains far wider for women of color than for white women.

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The Israeli-Palestinian issue goes back nearly a century when Britain, during World War I, pledged to establish a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine under the Balfour Declaration. British troops took control of the territory from the Ottoman Empire at the end of October 1917. Large-scale Jewish migration to Palestine began, accelerated by Jewish…

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We all know the media is biased. It may be impossible to have completely unbiased news coverage. Who and what we choose to cover is biased. Our adjectives and adverbs are biased. Want to see how biased your news sources are? Go to the interactive Media Bias Chart (it’s much larger and easier to see!).

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In the past two years, there have been numerous firsts with African Americans selected as presidents of predominantly white institutions (PWIs). In 2020, we saw the appointments of Jonathan Holloway of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Lynn Wooten of Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts; Dwight A. McBride of The New School in New York City; Darryll J. Pines of the University…

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McDonald’s to increase new restaurant franchise fees from 4% to 5% next year, first increase in nearly three decades; approximately 95% of roughly 13,400 restaurants are franchisee-run (More) What does that mean to already higher prices for our fav burger?

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Last summer, Risa F. Isard, a research fellow with the Laboratory of Inclusion and Diversity in Sport at the University of Massachusetts, was scrolling through Twitter when a thread by WNBA fan Michael McManus (@getdisdance) caught her eye. The thread was about the media’s centering of 2020 No. 1 overall draft pick Sabrina Ionescu (SI)…

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