Tag: Brigham Young University

A Quartet of African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new diversity roles are Joshua Quinn Tucker at the University of Mississippi School of Law, Lita Little Giddins at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Steven Kniffley Jr. at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Alicia Richardson at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.

Study Finds Americans Are Less Likely to Respond to Emails If the Sender is Black

The researchers sent emails to a random list of 250,000 Americans. When the sender had a White-sounding name, they were 15 percent more likely to receive a response than emails where the sender had a Black-sounding name.

Obstacles Faced by Mixed-Raced Couples in Finding Housing in Areas With Quality Schools

A study by scholars at Brigham Young University and Georgia State University finds that parents in mixed race families where one partner is Black, struggle to find communities that are both racially diverse and affluent enough to give their children the educational resources they need.

What Happened to Black Neighborhoods After the Great Recession?

A new study by researchers at American University and Brigham Young University examines what happened in three predominantly Black neighborhoods: Bronzeville in Chicago, Harlem in New York, and the Shaw/U Street neighborhood in Washington, D.C.

Veterans Are More Likely to Live in Racially Integrated Neighborhoods Than Non-Veterans

Sociologists at the University of Connecticut and Brigham Young University examined records of more than 13 million home mortgages between 2008 and 2013. They found that veterans of all races were significantly more likely to live in racially integrated neighborhoods.

Black Entrepreneurs Still Face an Unlevel Playing Field in Seeking Capital

The lead author of the study stated that "a lot of research and business practice starts with the premise that individuals have equal choice and what we found, instead, are that there are systemic restrictions to choice for some people just because of their ethnicity."

A New Interactive Online Tool on Developmental Aid in Africa

AidData, whose partners include the College of William and Mary, Brigham Young University, and the University of Texas, is offering a new online tool that gives users detailed information on developmental aid projects in Africa.

Video Shows the Ignorance of College Students on the Subject of Black History

A white comedian donned blackface and interviewed students at Brigham Young University on the subject of Black history.

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