The prospects of "Citi Bike Karen" Sarah Jane Comrie, a physician assistant, treating Black patients places a spotlight on implicit bias and discrimination in health care against Black people, in particular.

Several past instances of racist banking practices against Black and brown customers and employees alike cost Bank of America hundreds of millions of dollars in fines well before the Ryan Coogler fiasco.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Civil rights leaders were reacting with disgust and anger to what they described as a racist police response to a mall fight between two teenagers at Bridgewater Commons Mall in New Jersey. The fight was recorded on video and went viral on social media.

Philadelphia's police commission rejected a report that blamed his officers for racial bias in the controversial Starbucks incident.

The South Carolina DA's Office declined to charge a Charleston deputy who shot and paralyzed a Black man in a case of mistaken identity.

A new Las Vegas, Nevada study said that drivers are less likely to stop and pump the brakes for African-American pedestrians, supporting the "walking while Black" phenomenon.

NewsOne Now

HIV infection rates among young Black gay men are increasing at alarming rates and implicit bias may be fueling it.

For more than a year, Black Lives Matter protesters have demanded change within the American justice system. It would seem as though the Justice Department has heard their plea and announced a new mandate forcing 33,000 federal agents, as well as prosecutors, to undergo training to stop their personal biases from influencing law enforcement decision.

Cross Post Now, Nation, Opinion

Apparently racial discrimination is like dust — it’s everywhere and it’s difficult to get rid of. A recently written article in the New York Times, “Racial Bias, Even When We Have Good Intentions” shows just how pernicious and widespread anti-black sentiment is, and how difficult it will be to combat moving forward. The fact is […]