(NEW YORK) -- Black men and women are more likely to die from prostate, uterine and breast cancer compared to other races, according to new data from the American Cancer Society.That’s despite vast improvements in cancer death rates overall in the United States. Rates... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Relaxed PSA screening guidelines may be leading to more late-stage cancer diagnoses, and the current recommendations updated to address this concern might preferentially serve white men, a new study suggests.One in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After the pandemic hit the U.S. in early 2020, Chris Pernell, MD was on TV screens across the country, emerging as a leading voice on COVID-19's disproportionate impact on people of color.Earlier this year, backed by more than 100 New Jersey... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The president of iHeartMedia Atlanta has left after videos of him allegedly using racial slurs came to light, the radio broadcast company said Friday.Drew Lauter is heard in the videos taken by a company executive in August 2021 appearing to shout racial slurs,... Read More.
Actor and stand-up comedian Eric André, along with another Black comedian, U.K. funnyman Clayton English, have filed suit against Clayton County, Georgia over what they claim were "racial profiling and coercive stops" at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.Local ABC News affiliate
(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A Duke University women's volleyball player targeted by a fan using hateful, racial slurs while playing a game against Brigham Young University calls the incident an "opportunity" to curate a healthy environment for Black people in collegiate athletics.Rachel Richardson, a sophomore... Read More.
(PROVO, Utah) -- A Duke University women's volleyball player was allegedly harassed by a fan with a racial slur while playing in a game against Brigham Young University in Utah on Friday, according to BYU.The fan, who was not a student, was sitting in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For generations, Black Americans have grappled with a troubling reality when it comes to swimming.Black Americans drown at a rate 50 percent higher than their white counterparts, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.It’s a grim statistic rooted... Read More.
(LANGHORNE, Pa.) -- Following a barrage of online allegations of racial bias and one $25 million class action lawsuit, Sesame Place has announced initiatives to help expand its "commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion."These efforts include comprehensive racial equity assessment, an anti-bias training and... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed by a Baltimore family against Sesame Place, alleging racial discrimination from the theme park.The family said it decided to come forward after videos of a Sesame Place character seemingly waving off two young Black... Read More.