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By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
A British study says people from ethnic minorities have died in larger relative numbers with COVID-19 than their white compatriots. The Public Health England study was published Tuesday and it found that people of Bangladeshi ethnicity had about twice the…
By Pan Pylas, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
An Associated Press analysis of census data shows that the burden of keeping the country open has been borne unevenly across gender, racial and socioeconomic lines.
By Mae Anderson, Alexandra Olson, Angeliki Kastanis, Associated Press
Uighurs are Muslims who trace their roots back thousands of years in Central Asia, most currently living in the Chinese province Xinjiang. The group represents less than 1 percent of China's population, but they have endured what the U.S. calls…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
A handful of universities are trying to help more black and Hispanic students get into and through graduate school, where they enroll in disproportionately low numbers. This is a problem not only for the students, but for the schools themselves…
By Melba Newsome, The Hechinger Report
With the 2020 census count less than a year away, a new report says undercounting certain populations will be likely, despite the best efforts of the U.S. Census Bureau, nonprofits and state and local officials to encourage participation.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town.
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
Blacks, Latinos and immigrant rights advocates say the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, recent non-convictions of police officers charged in the shootings of black men, and the stepped-up detentions of immigrants and refugees for deportation have them questioning equality…
By PBS NewsHour
On Saturday, another crowd will gather on the National Mall -- not to celebrate, but to advocate. William Brangham talks with Bob Bland and Carmen Perez, co-chairs of the Women's March On Washington, about the organization’s mission to protect women’s…
By Judy Woodruff, Rachel Wellford
This campaign year has witnessed many unexpected shifts in the electorate -- not to mention the candidates. But one of the most surprising changes may be the voters in Georgia. After supporting Republican presidential contenders for the past 24 years,…
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