Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Lorenzo Bevilaqua via Getty Images
Philly Police Issue New Policy On Trespassing Response After Starbucks Arrests
The department created the policy in the wake of a public outcry against racial bias.
BRYAN R. SMITH via Getty Images
Starbucks Closes 8,000 Stores To Address Pervasive Issue Of Implicit Racial Bias
Starbucks closed 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
Starbucks Is Trying To Educate Itself On Racial Sensitivity
Starbucks will close 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
Powerful New Video Tackles Racial Bias To Remind Kids Their ‘Black Is Beautiful’
“You’re not pretty for a black girl. You’re beautiful period.”
innovatedcaptures via Getty Images
ARTS & CULTURE
I Made A Film About Diversity Because Nobody Else Would
Writer, filmmaker & designer.
A while back I wrote a piece titled “Hollywood Needs More Brown Superheroes”, which was about diversity in the entertainment
How Racism Infects Jury Verdicts
Bennett L. Gershman
Professor of Law, Elizabeth Haub Law School, Pace University
While the impact of a person's race in the criminal justice system is the subject of intense debate among courts and commentators, there is no dispute that the race of a person investigated or accused of crime matters.
Stefano Tinti via Getty Images
Why Virtual Reality May Be Our Best Weapon Against Racial Bias
We need to accept that we are all biased by our own experience.
An Open Letter To Humanity
Melissa Kalt, MD
Integrative Wellness and Transformation Specialist
"It never occurred to me that there was still racial bias."
David Becker / Reuters
Mike Pence Says We Shouldn't Talk About Racial Bias In The Wake Of Police Shootings
The GOP vice presidential candidate called for people to move away "from the rhetoric of division and embrace the rhetoric of unity."
ogs via Getty Images
Smiling Has A Strange Effect On Racist and Sexist First Impressions
Smiling people may be less likely to be judged by their gender or race, study shows.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Huffington Post Illustration
Be Wary Of Studies That Deny Racial Bias In Police Shootings
There's way too little data to make any conclusive claims on the topic.
Elephants: A Safari In Bias
Investigator, Threat Analyst, Pop Culture Enthusiast
As humans we seek connection with one another, and in the diaspora of daily life, sometimes those connections are forced upon us. We can try to find common ground with each other as a means to make these fleeting connections palatable.
HOME & LIVING
Our Justice System: A Bone In America's Throat
Joseph W. Gauld
Founder, Hyde School
The recent Louisiana and Minnesota shootings, combined with the Dallas police ambush, painfully bring to the forefront, Black Americans' deep feelings of mistrust and anger at our justice system.
Is It Racism Or Unconscious Bias?
Principal, DifferenceWORKS, LLC. which helps leaders leverage ...
To create a culture of inclusiveness requires that we all look at and acknowledge our unconscious biases - so we can do something about the ones that are unfair or cause harm to others.
America: Hurting in Black and Blue
Robert L. Herbst
civil rights lawyer and contributing opinion writier
America is divided and hurting, and police-community relations is one big part of that hurt. But there will be no healing between black and blue, no unity, without justice. The cameras are not going away.
Thomas Barwick via Getty Images
Racially Biased Cancer Doctors Spend Less Time With Black Patients
By Kathryn Doyle, Reuters
Doctors' unconscious racial bias results in poor medical care for black people.
Achieving Excellence Through Diversity
Dr. Natalie Cort
Dr. Natalie Cort, a licensed clinical psychologist, is a core ...
America's burgeoning and enriching multiculturalism, requires that graduate psychology programs, to remain relevant, vigorously foster students' recognition of the excellence achieved through the celebration of and advocacy for diversity.
The Software We Use To Predict Crime Is Biased Against Black People
On a spring afternoon in 2014, Brisha Borden was running late to pick up her god-sister from school when she spotted an unlocked
The Death Penalty in America Today
Director of Strategic Planning for the Charles Hamilton Housto...
This is what capital punishment in this country looks like. Death sentences are imposed in a shrinking number of counties
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit