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Released: 26-Feb-2020 5:00 PM EST
UA Little Rock releases virtual exhibit to commemorate history of Elaine Massacre, deadliest racial conflict in Arkansas history
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has launched a virtual exhibit to commemorate the 1919 Elaine Massacre, the deadliest racial conflict in Arkansas history. The exhibit, “Elaine Race Massacre: Red Summer in Arkansas,” is an interactive experience based on historical resources, including photographs, scholarly essays, and educational resources that can be used by historians, teachers, and students.

Newswise: From Civil Rights to Diss Tracks: How Black Women Have Shaped U.S. Culture
Released: 25-Feb-2020 2:40 PM EST
From Civil Rights to Diss Tracks: How Black Women Have Shaped U.S. Culture
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

In her new book, A Black Women’s History of the United States, co-authored by Daina Ramey Berry, Kali Nicole Gross explores black women's history spanning more than 400 years and includes voices from the poor and working class as well as civil rights leaders, athletes and musicians.

Newswise: Latest Scarlet and Black Book Explores Lives of Rutgers’ First Black Students
Released: 25-Feb-2020 1:55 PM EST
Latest Scarlet and Black Book Explores Lives of Rutgers’ First Black Students
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

In a new book in the Scarlet and Black Project, Rutgers University continues to examine its historical relationship to race, slavery and disenfranchisement, telling the story of the school’s first black students, who were pioneers treated as outcasts on their own campus.

Released: 25-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST
Research finds support for 'Trump effect'
University of California, Riverside

When Donald Trump formally announced his presidential candidacy in a June 2015 speech, he declared, among other comments, that "when Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," referred to Mexican immigrants as rapists, and reiterated his intention to build a wall at the border.

Newswise: Teacher Retention: How the CSU is Helping Support Teachers of Color
Released: 25-Feb-2020 5:00 AM EST
Teacher Retention: How the CSU is Helping Support Teachers of Color
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

When it comes to addressing California’s teacher shortage, recruitment is only half the story. Here’s how the CSU is making sure new recruits keep teaching.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST
Cardiac amyloidosis masquerades as other conditions; 1 type affects more black Americans
Mayo Clinic

Human bodies constantly produce thousands of perfectly folded proteins, but some proteins get misfolded. An excess of these misfolded proteins can overwhelm the body's ability to remove them. When that happens, the rogue proteins bind together and form a substance called amyloid. Webs of amyloid can deposit in any tissue or organ, but some types affect the heart.

Released: 19-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST
ER patients may care less about a doctor’s race and gender than previously thought
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Black or white, man or woman, providers got similar satisfaction and confidence scores from simulated patients in new research with implications for quality reporting

Released: 14-Feb-2020 12:00 PM EST
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Stroke-Prevention Among Patients Undergoing Dialysis
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Among patients with kidney failure and atrial fibrillation, Black, Hispanic White, and Asian patients filled prescriptions of stroke-preventive medications less often than non-Hispanic White patients, and they were more likely to experience stroke. • Equalizing the distribution of these medications would prevent 7%–12% of the stroke disparity among racial/ethnic minorities.



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