Racism has cost US economy $16 trillion in 20 years

Racism has cost US economy $16 trillion in 20 years

Kristin Myers September 23, 2020   According to a new report from Citi (C), systemic racism in the United States has had a huge cost to the economy: $16 trillion over the past two decades. That’s the combined cost of disparities in wages, education, investment in...
People of Color; uncommon interest

People of Color; uncommon interest

People of Color: An Artificially Inclusive Term –by Vikki J.Aisiki, UIN Staff Writer The organized struggle between people based on the color of their skinbegan with the introduction of race by European invaders in Africa, andother parts of the world, including the...
African American, Neanderthal DNA and Covid 19

African American, Neanderthal DNA and Covid 19

Carl Zimmer The New York Times•July 5, 2020 A stretch of DNA linked to COVID-19 was passed down from Neanderthals 60,000 years ago, according to a new study. Scientists don’t yet know why this particular segment increases the risk of severe illness from the...
Detroit Retirees Vow to Fight on

Detroit Retirees Vow to Fight on

By Diane Bukowski  October 6, 2015 DETROIT—William Davis, president of the Detroit Active and Retired Employees Association (DAREA), says he is not at all discouraged by U.S. District Court Judge Bernard Friedman’s dismissal Sept. 29 of his appeal of the Detroit...