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Article ID: 709701

Rutgers Law Professor Available to Comment on New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Rutgers University

PROFESSOR SAHAR AZIZ of Rutgers Law School, an expert on national security and civil rights with a focus on the impact of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian diasporas in the West is available today to talk about the mosque shootings in New Zealand.

Released:
15-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 708155

UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort. Crystal Shurley, an archivist at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies who completed her Master of Arts in public history in December 2018, wrote her thesis on the history of the Arkansas Colored Auxiliary Council, an early archivist group that was active during World War I and has remained a relatively undocumented part of Arkansas history.

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15-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 707168

Giving High School Students the Tools to Question Classic Literature

Iowa State University

Generations of students have read Shakespeare and Hemingway for high school literature class. Assigning these texts without questioning issues of race or gender may exclude students and make them feel their voices are not valued, says an Iowa State researcher.

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29-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST

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    21-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705707

Millions of Google Searches For Sexual Harassment, Assault Since #MeToo

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

An estimated 40 to 54 million Google searches for sexual harassment and assault were recorded in the United States in the eight months after public accusations against film producer Harvey Weinstein and the ensuing #MeToo movement. Searches related to reporting and preventing such actions also were up based on the results of a study that monitored and analyzed search activity.

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19-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703658

Researchers Explore Division of Public Opinion on Black Lives Matter

University of Texas at Dallas

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas recently examined public opinions about Black Lives Matter, an activist movement founded in 2013 that has gained national attention in subsequent years.

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28-Nov-2018 3:15 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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