Stories tagged: "racism"


This Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 photo shows a sign for Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Bucks County. The school has made headlines over its use of a racial slur against American Indians as the mascot for its sports teams. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Coming Soon: A Bill to Ban Racist American Indian Names, Imagery in PA Schools

State Rep. Chris Rabb said he hopes to propose the bill before Thanksgiving.

HHS has a plan to reduce maternal deaths
HHS’ Plan to Reduce Maternal Deaths in the US Is Missing One Thing: A Plan to Address Racism

Black mothers are dying during childbirth from preventable causes at high rates. The plan by HHS fails to adequately address racism as a cause.

The Talk
Black Youth Have Heard ‘The Talk.’ It’s Time Everyone Else Did, Too.

Black youth worried about the outcome of the 2016 election. The nation should listen to their concerns as the 2020 election hurtles toward its conclusion.

Second Lady Gisele Fetterman speaks with the press outside of the York County YMCA on Aug. 13, 2020. Gov. Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Second Lady Gisele Fetterman and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine visited the York County YMCA to announce the findings of the Wolf Administration’s COVID-19 Response Task Force for Health Disparity. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Gov. Wolf Tears into Racist Attack on PA Second Lady Gisele Fetterman as ‘Shameful and Unacceptable’

“Gisele Fetterman spends much of her time devoted to making our state and world a better place and she—and every Pennsylvanian—deserves our respect," Wolf said.

Suburban voters are no longer only white—they are home to Black Americans, immigrants, college-educated women, and others. That's changing the issues that suburban voters care about (Shutterstock).
Suburbs Are Multi-Racial and Home to Women—Trump Openly Supported a Group Who Hates Both Tuesday Night

Trump's refusal to condemn white supremacist and extremist groups like the Proud Boys was meant to win over suburban voters. However, the suburbs are more diverse than ever—and their voting habits reflect that.

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The Cost of Racism in the US? $16 Trillion, According to New Study

The vast majority of losses come from loans that could've been provided to Black business owners.