(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The Portland Police Bureau has changed its policy on traffic stops to address racial disparity and public safety, officials announced. Officers have been directed to no longer engage in traffic stops for low-level violations and to instead focus on poor drivers --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Katharine Lee, a postdoctoral research fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, and Kathryn Clancy, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, each say they experienced unexpected menstrual cycles after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, they did... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- LGBTQ youth of color and transgender and nonbinary youth have a greater risk of suicide than their peers, especially if they have experienced discrimination, according to a new survey. The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young... Read More.
By Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News(ALLEN, Texas) -- The arrest and shocking death of Marvin Scott III in police custody have put a spotlight again on the racial disparities for marijuana arrests.Scott, a 26-year-old Black man, was arrested on... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One year after former President Donald Trump told Americans that the novel coronavirus was "very much under control in this country," the United States on Monday surpassed 500,000 deaths from COVID-19, according to data from... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the ongoing effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, communities are expressing concerns around racial disparities in the distribution of limited doses.In Florida's Miami-Dade County, 17.7% of the population is Black, according to... Read More.
By PIERRE THOMAS, YUN CHOI, JASMINE BROWN and PETE MADDEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When Philando Castile, a 32-year-old Black man, was pulled over while driving with his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, outside of St.... Read More.
By DR. MOLLY STOUT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new study shows that racial disparities among new lung cancer diagnoses have nearly vanished.Because of deeply-rooted systemic problems, Black Americans tend to experience disproportionate rates of many common illnesses.... Read More.
BY: MATTHEW VANN, SOO RIN KIM, and LAURA BRONNER(NEW YORK) -- Martin Torres waited seven hours in line for a COVID-19 test at Hard Rock Stadium, an open-air venue best known as the home of the Miami Dolphins, while showing... Read More.