Tag: Racial

Biden Unveils Economic Plan Focused on Racial Equity

July 28, 2020
WILMINGTON, Del. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. unveiled the capstone to his comprehensive economic recovery plan on Tuesday with a speech that outlines his vision to “advance racial equity in our economy.”.Mr. Biden delivered his address in Wilmington, Del., when he pledged that fighting systemic racism is integral to an array of his economic proposals,

‘It Conjures Up Every Racial Stereotype.’ For Black Men, Homemade Masks May Be a Risk All Their Own

May 3, 2020
For 24-year-old Quinten Hoskins, new federal guidelines suggesting that people wear homemade face coverings in public to fight the coronavirus outbreak seemed like a joke, and not a very funny one at that. “Can y’all imagine me walking in here with a bandana on my face?,” he asked a group of colleagues at the Milwaukee…

14,000 Lives: ‘Rare Case Where Racial Biases’ Protected Blacks

December 6, 2019
The New health CareFewer opioid prescriptions meant fewer deaths (possibly 14,000), but the episode also reveals how prevalent and harmful stereotypes can be, even if implicit.Published Nov. 25, 2019Updated Dec. 2, 2019When the opioid crisis began to escalate some 20 years ago, many African-Americans had a layer of protection against it.But that protection didn’t come…

Runaway Slaves, Racial Equality in America, Black Leaders of the Twentieth Century (2006)

June 16, 2015
John Hope Franklin (January 2, 1915 – March 25, 2009) was an American historian of the United States and former president of Phi Beta Kappa, the ...