• Boston University Oct 1

    Boston University Gets $1.5 Million for Antiracism Research

    Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research was awarded $1.5 million from the Rockefeller Foundation to research racial disparities in the U.S., the university announced Thursday. Ibram X. Kendi, the center’s director, called it a “game changing gift.” “It will allow us to accelerate our COVID and racial data tracker and our research teams to really study the problem and...

  • racial disparities Aug 7

    US Reports Show Racial Disparities in Kids With COVID-19

    Racial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday. One of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports looked at children with COVID-19 who needed hospitalization. Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids, and Black children were hospitalized at a rate five times...

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