Brian Estabrook

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Black girls are suspended from school six times more often than white girls

A new report indicates that young women are being neglected in efforts to eradicate the “school-to-prison pipeline”<p>The harsh disciplinary penalties young black men encounter in school and in society compared to their white counterparts is a center point of efforts to eradicate the "school-to-prison …

Why so many Americans still deny racism exists when the evidence is everywhere

In 1944, Swedish sociologist Gunnar Myrdal, in his famous study <i>An American Dilemma</i>, unpacked the hypocrisy of Jim Crow segregation in a society based on liberty and equality.<p>The new PBS documentary <i>American Denial</i> picks up this decades-old question and asks it again: how in the world can a country …

Big Sugar Is Watching You: Four Ways the Food Industry Is Trying to Rig the Game

Most of us ask a doctor for advice about our health. We consult a dentist about care for our teeth. No one queries General Mills, the maker of sugary …

Test Your Implicit Bias with Science

Created by Project Implicit, a research collaboration between scientists at Harvard, the University of Virginia, and the University of Washington, …

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