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Huge Congregations View Racial Inequality Differently than Others Do, Baylor Study Shows

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Congregation size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality in America, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor University and the University of Southern California.

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Focus on Confederate Flag Is Misguided, Says Vanderbilt Professor

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Expert on White Southern Identity Available to Discuss Confederate Flag Symbolism

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UCLA Studies Identify Predictors of Depression and PTSD Among African-Americans and Latinos

Chronic disease and mental health issues disproportionately affect low-income African-Americans, Latinos and Hispanics. Researchers at UCLA have developed a screening tool that may provide better treatment.

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Charleston Shooting Raises Serious Questions: GW Experts Available To Discuss

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Study Finds Minority Students Are Underrepresented in Special Education

A new federally funded study finds that racial, ethnic, and language minority elementary- and middle-school students are less likely than otherwise similar white, English-speaking children to be identified as having disabilities and, as a result, are disproportionately underrepresented in special education. These findings differ from most prior education research and contrast with current federal legislation and policies. The study was published online today in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

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UT Expert on Racism & Radicalism: "We’ve Never Truly Come to Terms with White Supremacy and the Destructive Role It Has Played in the U.S."

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If You Demonstrate that “Black Lives Matter,” Others Will Too

New research finds observing a white American engage in small nonverbal acts such as smiling more often, making eye contact for longer periods of time, and standing in closer proximity to a black American makes the observer less prone to racial biases.

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Race Relations Expert with Experience in Charleston

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Race, Passing and Solidarity: Expert Available to Speak About the Rachel Dolezal Issue

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