(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel suggested on Tuesday that pulse oximeters should be improved because they may not give accurate results to people of color. Pulse oximeters measure oxygen levels, but studies have shown that the small devices overestimate oxygen... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For decades, Black quarterbacks struggled to make a name for themselves in the NFL despite their impressive skills on the field. In recent years, more and more Black players, such as Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes, have been leading the offense. ESPN... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Ahead of the new school year, Minneapolis Public Schools has defended its agreement reached with the teacher's union this spring to prioritize retaining educators of underrepresented backgrounds when determining layoffs. Effective in the spring of 2023, the contract provision states that teachers who... Read More.
DuBois - Central Christian Road from Wayne Road to West Long Avenue will be temporarily closed today from 9 until approximately 11 a.m. for the DuBois Central Catholic Color Run. The West Long Avenue extension area of Christ... Read More.
(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- Eight corrections officers of color were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin in May 2020 – now, they're receiving almost $1.5 million as a settlement for racial discrimination. Chauvin is a former Minneapolis Police officer who has since been convicted in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The digital currencies have crashed as interest rates rise and investors seek less risky investments. Can cryptocurrency become an alternative financial system for people of color who have historically faced discriminatory banking practices? Some crypto enthusiasts of color who spoke with... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, women in states that now outlaw abortion have scrambled to cobble together piecemeal solutions, including traveling across state lines, an expert told ABC News. However, for many that won't be an option, according to Deon... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Alexandra Valera, a high school junior, walking into school each day feels like walking into a prison. Like many others around the country, her New York City high school has police officers and metal detectors -- and students are forced to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- People of color will face the brunt of the impact if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court, abortion rights advocates warn. The landmark decision that protected a person's right to have an abortion is in danger of being overturned... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Life expectancy in Chicago fell by nearly two years during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with national trends, a new report finds. The data, released Monday by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the city's Department of Public Health, showed Chicagoans... Read More.