race

Scientific Racism's Long History Mandates Caution

by Penn State

Racism as a social and scientific concept is reshaped and reborn periodically through the ages and according to a Penn State University anthropologist, both medical and scientific researchers need to be careful that the growth of genomics does not bring about another resurgence of scientific racism.

Study: Blacks Happier at Work Than Whites Despite Fewer Friends, Less Autonomy

by American Sociological Association

Despite working in more routine and less autonomous jobs, having fewer close friends at work, and feeling less supported by their coworkers, blacks report significantly more positive emotions in the workplace than whites, according to a new study in the December issue of Social Psychology Quarterly.

Stereotypes Lead to Underperformance, Says Expert

by Cornell University
African-Americans with the same grades, test scores and motivation as their white high school counterparts got lower grades in college compared with other groups. And women with the exact same level of preparation received lower grades in advanced math courses, when compared with men.