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New Tool Calculates Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests by State in the U.S.
A new interactive tool by the American Civil Liberties Union calculates the racial disparities in m...


Study: Whites Support Harsher Criminal Laws If They Think More Black People Are Arrested
This finding directly relates to America's having the largest per-capita prison population in the w...


Say What? Fried Chicken Causes Racial Health Disparities and Poverty?
Republican politician Vickie Marble of Colorado blames Blacks’ status in the U.S. on poor diets....


How The Wire Can Improve Black Health
Public health officials are using the iconic television show to lessen racial health disparities....


Commentary: The “Affluenza” Defense and Its Racial Disparity
A Texas teenager who was sentenced to probation after driving while drunk and killing four people a...


Billboards in Brooklyn Break Down Racial Disparities
A series of ads at Brooklyn bus stops aims to break down and highlight racial disparities about sto...


African-Americans Are No Strangers to Health Disparities
The CDC says that infant mortality, obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease top the list....


New Bill Aims to Eliminate Health Disparities in the U.S.
Representative Barbara Lee introduces new legislation to improve outcomes for people of color....


Commentary: Education Disparities Persist in D.C.
The nation’s capital now has the worst racial achievement gaps in the country when it comes to educ...


DOE Data Shines Light on Disparities Between Black and White Students
The Education Department launched a new national data pool of information aimed at analyzing educat...


Chicago's Health Disparities Are Based on Location, Not Income
Study finds that racial segregation may be the key to Chicago’s health crisis....


California Lawmakers Probe Racial Health Disparities
California state legislators have convened public hearings to examine the disparities in health and...


New Study Uncovers Racial Disparity in College Grads
The U.S. Department of Education reported troubling data that shows Black college students are fall...


ACLU Sues Chicago Over Police Deployment Disparity
A new lawsuit filed by the Illinois American Civil Liberties Union says that the level of police pr...


Study: Racial Disparity Grows for Graduation Rates
A study released Monday shows growing disparity between graduation rates for white and black player...


Some states haven't changed coke-crack disparity
Some states haven't changed coke-crack disparity...


911 call on Conn. shooting shows racial disparity
911 call on Conn. shooting shows racial disparity...


Justices Decide Crack Vs. Powder Disparity Is Unfair
Posted Dec. 11, 2007 - Judges who believe lighter sentences are appropriate for some defendants con...


Nearly One-Third of American Children Live in Poverty
Sixty percent of Detroit’s kids are poor....


Black, Poor Living Dramatically Shorter Lives Than Others
Posted March 24, 2008 – Living poor is increasingly more deadly than living affluently, according t...

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