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    18-Jul-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 715670

Study Examines Differences Over Time in Home Dialysis Initiation by Race and Ethnicity

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

Among U.S. patients who started dialysis in 2005 to 2013, racial/ethnic differences in initiating home dialysis decreased over time, although in the most recent era, Blacks were still less likely to use home dialysis as the initial modality than other groups.

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12-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715966

URI professor, geneticists refute widespread racist analogy comparing human races to dog breeds

University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island anthropology professor Holly Dunsworth and four geneticists refute a common analogy comparing dog breeds with human races in a peer-reviewed, scholarly paper published by the online journal Evolution: Education and Outreach.

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17-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Neighborhood Environment and Health

Article ID: 715945

Neighborhood Environment and Health

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

It is well understood that urban black males are at a disproportionately high risk of poor health outcomes. But little is known about how the neighborhood environments where these men live contribute to their health.

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17-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Alexi Zentner’s new novel ‘Copperhead’ centers on racism

Article ID: 715614

Alexi Zentner’s new novel ‘Copperhead’ centers on racism

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Copperhead, published July 9 by Penguin Random House, is the latest novel by Alexi Zentner, author of The Lobster Kings and Touch. Zentner has written about family, duty and responsibility before, but the Binghamton University novelist’s latest book, Copperhead, takes him into even more personal territory.

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15-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 715727

'Racist Police Officer' Stereotype May Become a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

American Psychological Association (APA)

Belief in the “racist police officer” stereotype may become a self-fulfilling prophecy for law enforcement officers and lead to increased support for forceful or threatening policing tactics, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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12-Jul-2019 12:35 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 715256

The new racial disparity in special education

Michigan State University

New research revealed that black and Hispanic students are put into special education more often in white schools. But, they are much less likely to be identified as needing special education in schools that are mostly minority, where they are surrounded by students of the same race.

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2-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Education

Newswise: Democracy in Hong Kong

Article ID: 715211

Democracy in Hong Kong

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

CFR Backgrounder by Eleanor Albert. As China’s power continues to grow, some fear that the considerable autonomy Hong Kong has enjoyed over the last three decades could slip away.

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1-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 715122

Opposition to Muslim Ban Continues, Thanks to American Values

University of Delaware

A new study found movements that promote American inclusiveness can have a lasting impact on policies that target racial, ethnic or religious minority groups, such as Trump’s "Muslim ban." The study suggests policy attitudes related to stigmatized groups are more malleable than previously assumed.

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28-Jun-2019 1:30 PM EDT

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