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
Many white Americans feel that discrimination against whites is on the rise. Experiments suggests otherwise
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.
NATIONAL IDENTITY NEWS
new survey shows the number can vary considerably depending how you ask questions about evolution
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.
GLOBAL IDENTITY NEWS
Government restrictions on religion have increased globally between 2007 and 2017 in all four categories studied: favoritism of religious groups, general laws and policies restricting religious freedom, harassment of religious groups, and limits on religi
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...
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
Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with the African Photojournalism Database, a joint project of Everyday Africa and World Press Photo, to highlight the work of 10 African photographers and photojournalists.
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