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Work from home exacerbates harassment against some tech workers, survey finds

Apr 1, 2021
Women, people of color, transgender and nonbinary workers are more likely to report they've been harassed during the pandemic.
More than a third of workers surveyed by Project Include didn't expect their employer to address the harassment fairly.
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Texting service will check racial bias, anonymously, for a price

Dec 16, 2020
The founder of Your Black Friend likens the service to a spell-check for racial prejudice.
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In Nashville's dominant health care sector, a lack of diversity in the upper ranks

Sep 3, 2020
Industry leaders say the lack of diversity also contributes to health disparities, like higher rates of chronic conditions in Black Americans.
Bobby Frist, chairman of the Nashville Health Care Council’s board of directors, speaks at an event. He's encouraging member companies to take meaningful action on racial inequity.
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What does it mean to declare racism a public health crisis?

Jul 15, 2020
Just the process of making the resolution can have an impact, one expert says. But it doesn't trigger government funds like other crises..
A Black Lives Matter march last month. More than 60 local governments in the United States are considering declaring racism a public health crisis.
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More companies offer a paid day off for Juneteenth

Jun 19, 2020
Some corporations made the move just days ago.
Marchers celebrating Juneteenth at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Friday.
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