PERSONAL IDENTITY NEWS
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — When Chelsea Rogers and Tanner Starmer rode the yellow school bus as children, it likely never crossed their minds that more than two decades later, they’d be living in one. That’s right.
The album cover of Kanye West’s newest, seven-track opus, Ye, features a photo of Wyoming’s mountainous landscape with squiggly lime green text scribbled over it: “I hate being bipolar.
GROUP IDENTITY NEWS
About six-in-ten Americans (58%) say race relations in the U.S. are bad, and of those, few see them improving
Americans' satisfaction with the way several minority groups are treated in society has fallen in recent years. Significantly fewer Americans now than in 2016 are satisfied with the way immigrants, blacks, Hispanics and Asians are treated.
In the last two weeks, Chick-fil-A has missed out on two potentially lucrative airport contracts after local politicians raised concerns over the company's anti-LGBTQ history
NATIONAL IDENTITY NEWS
The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that, by 2050, blacks, Hispanics, Asians and other minorities will constitute a majority of the population.
Prior to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's recent comments questioning U.S. support for Israel and the subsequent backlash suggesting that Jewish Americans may be abandoning the party over the issue, roughly half of U.S.
Christopher Hasson, a self-avowed white nationalist who once considered himself a skinhead, managed to fly under Pentagon officials’ radar for decades. He was background-checked multiple times as he rose up the ranks, eventually becoming a Coast Guard lie
GLOBAL IDENTITY NEWS
Majorities of publics in top migrant destination countries say immigrants strengthen their countries, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey of 18 countries that host half of the world’s migrants.
How important is the Yellow Vest movement? Has it lifted the lid on bubbling discontent across Western societies - with ordinary people believing the system no longer works for them? Protests have now cropped up as far afield as...
Theresa May’s room for manoeuvre should her Brexit deal be rejected next week was further constrained on Wednesday night, after the government lost a second dramatic parliamentary showdown in as many days.
PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY NEWS
Facebook will release an early report on an audit of civil rights on its platform by the end of the year, according to an advocacy organization that demanded the move in a meeting with COO Sheryl Sandberg.
The company has been battling its store owners for years. It seems to have found a new tool: U.S. immigration authorities.
Last year, 78,778 doctoral degrees were awarded in the United States with women accounting for 53 percent of that total. That share is a record high and 2017 marks the ninth year running that women have earned the majority of doctoral degrees at U.S. univ
MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY NEWS
Green Book has come under increased scrutiny since Toronto. It’s been called a white-savior film. It’s also been accused of using the Shirley character as a “magical negro,” a black character who simply exists to solve the problems of the white one.
Every baby born in the United States is given a routine blood test to screen for dozens of inherited medical conditions. Now, the U.S. National Institutes of Health is exploring whether to use DNA sequencing to screen newborn babies for additional genetic
The protest comes in response to the company reportedly giving lucrative exit packages to two senior executives who resigned over credible sexual misconduct charges. Employees at Google offices across the world plan to join the walkout.