Racial bias, auto insurance edition

A new study released by the Consumer Federation of America shows drivers in predominantly black communities can face car insurance rates upwards of two times as much as drivers in white communities. According to the report: Most states prohibit the consideration of a...

Black girls matter

By now you’ve seen or at least heard about the video with the South Carolina police officer pulling a black female student from her desk and throwing her across the room. A federal civil rights investigation has been opened and the officer’s past conduct...

Is race preference in dating really racism?

According to a new study, it is. The study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior entitled “Is Sexual Racism Really Racism?” took a look at gay and bisexual men and their dating preferences and found results that could have implications for the general public. The...

Perils of parenting while black

You may have heard about the brief sensation a video made when the recording of a black mother beating her teenage son went viral. The 50-second video, soon broadcast on CBS and CNN, was shot the day of Freddie Gray’s funeral in April, when hundreds of Baltimore...