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Google quietly backtracks on racial quota for PhD fellowship program: report

BMO Capital Markets chief investment strategist Brian Belski provides insight on investing in the stock market on ‘Making Money.’ Google has reportedly reversed its racial quota for its PhD fellowship program, which sought to limit the number of Whites and Asians admitted. Google launched the PhD Fellow Program in 2009 “to recognize and support outstanding … Read more

Racial Disparities in Depression | Everyday Health

Depression is the leading cause of illness and disability worldwide, per the World Health Organization (WHO). And while depression can affect anyone, a growing body of research shows people of color in the United States are often hit hardest by this condition. Marginalized racial and ethnic communities, such as Black and Hispanic Americans, are more apt … Read more

Wells Fargo, LISC Tackle Racial Equity Issues » CBIA

A collaboration between Wells Fargo and the Local Initiatives Support Coalition is supporting additional programs addressing racial equity issues. The bank and the national nonprofit group are working on programs in Connecticut and other states that focus on wealth creation, job training, and opportunity gaps worsened by the pandemic. Wells Fargo has contributed $150,000 to … Read more

How the Inflation Reduction Act’s Tax Reforms Can Help Close the Racial Wealth Gap – ITEP

Read as PDF Last month, President Biden signed into law one of the most transformative and progressive tax law packages in decades. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) created a new minimum tax on the largest corporations to ensure they pay taxes on the profits they report to shareholders, established a new tax on stock buybacks … Read more

Racial Differences in Economic Security: The Racial Wealth Gap

By: Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Benjamin Harris and Economist Sydney Schreiner Wertz  This summer the Treasury Department initiated a blog series focusing on economic issues surrounding racial equity. This post is the second blog entry in this series, focusing on the racial wealth gap as a key component to assessing economic security. Indeed, racial … Read more

Monkeypox vaccine racial disparities drive a gay Black health worker

From clubs to church, a Black health worker’s push to boost vaccination rates in his community meets resistance September 12, 2022 at 1:45 p.m. EDT Johnny Wilson, an employee at the Mecklenburg County Health Department, speaks with an individual about the monkeypox vaccine at the 2022 Charlotte Pride Festival. (Logan Cyrus for The Washington Post) … Read more

S Asian community in US condemns racial abuse of 4 Indian-American women

The South Asian community in the United States has strongly condemned the incident of racial abuse of four Indian-American women by a Mexican-American woman in Texas. The incident took place on Wednesday night in a parking lot in Dallas, Texas. The woman, identified as Esmeralda Upton who has now been arrested, is … Read more

House of the Dragon Actor Received Racial Abuse After Casting

“There was also a Black American chap who is a big fan of the show who contacted me saying that he gets abuse because he championed me for the part,” Toussaint revealed. “On platforms like Reddit, which I’m not on, there are such discussions going on about it. I was like, ‘Oh wow,’ and then … Read more