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  • People of color less likely to receive Paxlovid and other Covid-19 treatments, according to CDC study

    10/27/2022 1:04:20 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/27/2022 | Deidre McPhillips
    CNN — People of color – especially Black and Hispanic people – were less likely to receive Paxlovid and other Covid-19 treatments, according to a study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Throughout the pandemic, Black and Hispanic people have been about two times more likely than White people to be hospitalized or die from Covid-19. The new study showed Black Covid-19 patients were 36% less likely than White patients to be treated with Paxlovid, and Hispanic patients were 30% less likely than non-Hispanic patients to receive the antiviral pill. Nearly one in three White...
  • How working-class voters of color can seize the midterms for Democrats

    09/09/2022 11:12:24 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/09/2022 | MELISSA MORALES
    On Aug. 2, I watched as a majority of voters in the county where I grew up (Seward County) in rural Kansas — a county that went for Trump by 29 points in 2020 — voted against the proposed constitutional amendment that would allow for an abortion ban. Statewide, voters rejected the ban by a stunning double-digit margin. I am part of a new generation of Latina leaders in Democratic politics, and there’s buzz in progressive circles about that vote in Kansas. It boosted optimism for the 2022 election, with good reason — if we understand the right lessons.
  • Joe Biden Creates ‘Office of Environmental Justice’ for ‘Communities of Color’

    06/01/2022 12:33:28 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/01/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    President Joe Biden’s administration announced Tuesday a new Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) to preserve “communities of color” from zoning restrictions and pollution, among other objectives. The OEJ will report to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will sit within the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity at HHS, according to Xavier Becerra, secretary of HHS. Biden created the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity in 2021 to stop the warming of the globe.
  • Colorized Photos for a Sunday Night

    05/15/2022 5:54:16 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 52 replies
    American troops of the 1st Infantry Division leaving the port of Weymouth, England en route to Omaha Beach in Normandy in June 1944 .June 6th, 1944- Into the Jaws of DeathTom Jensen, sergeant with the 626th Engineer Light Equipment Company, told the Chicago Tribune that many of the men he served with had no idea where they were going on that day: They didn't tell us anything we didn't need to know. Heck, some of the guys on our ship thought we were headed to Japan, not Normandy. Just months earlier, we were either in high school or working odd...
  • People of color face higher rental costs than White Americans, Zillow finds

    04/09/2022 4:26:11 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Cbsnews ^ | 04/08/2022 | KHRISTOPHER J. BROOKS
    Black and Hispanic Americans are paying extra money to secure rental housing in the U.S. compared with Whites, according to Zillow. In a report this week, the real estate data firm said that, regardless of race, Americans paid an average of $700 in security deposits when renting an apartment. Yet renters of color paid $750 while White renters paid $600. White renters typically paid $50 for a rental application fee while Black Americans paid $65; Hispanic applicants paid $80 and Asian Americans paid $10. People of color also typically must submit more rental applications in order to find a place...
  • Latinos with dark skin face more discrimination, study finds

    11/04/2021 5:40:55 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | November 4, 2021 | By ASTRID GALVAN
    PHOENIX (AP) — Skin tone impacts the everyday lives and the long-term success of Latinos in the United States, according to a Pew Research Center finding that comes as the issue of colorism has become more mainstream. The nonpartisan research center surveyed 3,375 Latinos who live in the U.S., finding that 62% say having darker skin hurts their chances of getting ahead while 59% say having light skin helps them. The study was released Thursday. It comes just months after colorism — discrimination based on skin tone, often from within someone’s own ethnic group — captured wide attention with the...
  • White farmers blocked a much-needed federal relief program for Black farmers. The saga proved Black farmers won't overcome racism unless they take their economic future into their own hands.

    07/12/2021 8:09:50 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 60 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 12, 2021 | Cornelius Blanding
    A Black farmer checks the condition of his soy bean field. Getty© Getty A Black farmer checks the condition of his soy bean field. Getty In a historical step to redress racism, the USDA was poised to issue $4 billion in debt relief to farmers of color. White farmers and banks pushed back, in an attempt to uphold the racist structures they've benefitted from for centuries. Black farmers won't overcome racism until they take the levers of finance into their own hands and forge their own financial institutions. This month, in a historic step to redress racism, the United States...
  • Color and flavor – pigments play a role in creating tasty tomatoes

    07/02/2021 12:29:13 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 16 replies ^ | 7/02/2021 | by University of Tsukuba
    The flavor of a tomato is an interaction between its taste and aroma. Now, researchers from Japan and the United States have revealed that the pigments that determine the colors of tomatoes also affect their flavor. In a study published this month, researchers from University of Tsukuba developed a new method to rapidly measure the pigment profiles of tomatoes and used the technique to explore how pigments affect the taste and aroma of different tomato varieties. The color of tomatoes is produced by combinations of different types of pigments, including carotenoids and chlorophylls. These pigments can also affect the accumulation...
  • MSNBC’s Cross to Bill Maher: ‘You Do not Get to Tell People of Color What They Should or Should not Be Offended by — Stay in Your Lane’

    06/28/2021 6:35:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/27/2021 | Trent Baker
    Saturday, MSNBC “Cross Connection” host Tiffany Cross sounded off on HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher mocking Lin-Manuel Miranda for apologizing for not having more Afro-Latino representation in the movie “In the Heights.” In an open monologue, Cross told Maher that he does not “get to tell people of color what they should or should not be offended by.” She advised him to stay in his lane on the subject until he has had a diverse panel on his show discussing “colorism.”
  • Chelsea Handler: ‘Are Cops Being Given Some Extra Incentive for Every Person of Color They Kill?’

    04/14/2021 10:33:50 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/14/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    Left-wing comedian and producer Chelsea Handler asked on Wednesday if police officers in America are being given “some extra incentive for every person of color they kill or permanently paralyze?” “It seems like it. Welcome to America,” Handler said, referencing a report on Rusten Sheskey, the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake, returning back to work.

    03/25/2021 8:39:19 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    Culture plays a significant role when it comes to associating symbolic or hidden meanings with different colors. China is a country rich with heritage, and uses colors symbolically within every ceremony, festival, and ritual. Compared to Western culture, China has a different and more powerful scale of color symbolism. The Five Elements Theory (Metal, Fire, Water, Wood, and Air) play a very important role in influencing many of the Chinese customs and beliefs. The color theory is based on these five elements, and five of the most popular colors in China also correspond to these five elements. Black = water?...
  • Black women bear the brunt of financial pain from pandemic, CNBC + Acorns survey finds

    02/26/2021 3:57:24 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    CNBC ^ | February 25, 2021 | Michelle Fox
    People of color are more likely to be relying on the relief, especially Black women. Half of Black Americans and 40% of Hispanics said they were counting on it, while 57% of Black women said the same. Additionally, 24% of Blacks and Hispanics need it but don’t think it will come to fruition.
  • Researchers are developing color-changing stickers for masks to detect COVID-19

    01/24/2021 4:17:18 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    See BS 'News' ^ | 1/24/20 | Li Cohen
    As COVID-19 continues to spread, researchers are looking for new and creative ways to help detect and manage cases. A team at the University of California San Diego is developing something to help do just that: a color-changing sticker. The sticker is a test strip and blister pack that can be placed on N95, surgical or cloth masks and detect SARS-CoV-2 in the user's breath or saliva, according to a news release from the university. As the person wearing the mask breathes, the test strip aims to detect protein-cleaving molecules produced from a COVID-19 infection. Once the user removes the...
  • Homegrown insurgency': General McChrystal compares MAGA rioters to Al-Qaeda - saying they also followed a 'powerful leader' - and claims that 'Stop the Steal' is a rallying cry like the Lost Cause was after the Civil War

    01/19/2021 4:45:31 AM PST · by vg0va3 · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:21 EST 16 Jan 2021 , updated 20:19 EST 16 Jan 202 | Rachel Sharp
    Retired Army General Stanley McChrystal has compared the MAGA riot to the evolution of Al-Qaeda saying in both instances people followed a 'powerful leader' who 'justified their violence', as he warned America is headed for a homegrown insurgency.
  • We Were warned.

    01/07/2021 10:00:31 AM PST · by plsjr · 17 replies
    snip from Post 12/12/2020 by blamColor revolution tactics that have been used against foreign leaders are now being used by President Donald Trump’s opponents to oust him, a former special forces officer has warned. “What I see happening is a Marxist insurgency that’s using a color revolution to affect regime change.” The 2019 Transition Integrity Project, according to the officer, is an indicator that the events of this year’s presidential election were “transparently orchestrated” by “Marxist elements within the Democratic Party and their Marxist allies in foreign governments.” “It may not have fallen out just as they wanted, because anytime...
  • America’s “Color Revolution”

    11/04/2020 9:28:45 AM PST · by Blogger · 7 replies
    Marisol Nostromo ^ | Demcember 22, 2019 (Updated 10/15/2020) | Marisol Nostromo
    For those readers who may be unfamiliar with the term “Color Revolution”, it refers to what has now become the standard technique for promoting “regime change” in targeted nations. The term may have its origins in the works of Gene Sharp, who wrote some guidebooks on how to organize popular revolts using Madison Avenue-style marketing techniques. He recommended to the sponsors that rather than confusing or boring the participants with too much political theory, they should motivate their budding revolutionaries with pop culture, using catchy, content-free slogans, logos, and team colors. Color Revolutions are expensive ($5 billion in the case...
  • White women are allegedly bullying Guggenheim staffers of color to join their cause

    09/19/2020 7:52:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 19, 2020 | Isabel Vincent
    A group of current and former employees working to denounce racism and sexism at the Guggenheim Museum is led by “disgruntled” white women who are “intimidating” employees of color to join their cause, sources told The Post. The group, A Better Guggenheim, claims it is holding the museum “accountable for systemic racism and a toxic work environment.” Members, including a leader who was furloughed and was not hired back, want to force the resignation of the institution’s top executives.
  • Demi Lovato Ashamed of Her ‘Privilege’: ‘I Hated that I Shared the Same Skin Color as the People Accused of Committing Heinous Crimes’

    09/02/2020 12:59:27 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/02/2020q | Alana Mastrangelo
    Pop star Demi Lovato says she’s ashamed that she’s benefited from “privilege” while working in the entertainment industry, writing in an open letter that she hated sharing “the same skin color as the people accused of committing heinous crimes” against black people in recent months. “At first, I was self-conscious about speaking out about these issues because I didn’t want anyone to feel like it wasn’t genuine,” said Lovato in an open letter published in Vogue on Tuesday. “I also felt like I wanted to call every person of color that I knew and apologize, which I know isn’t the...
  • People of Color Learn at a Young Age That They Must Be Twice as Good. Now White People Need to Be Twice as Kind

    08/18/2020 10:56:21 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 156 replies
    time ^ | AUGUST 17, 2020 | SAVALA TREPCZYNSKI
    I’d finished a evening walk when I saw the white woman washing her Lexus. She probably didn’t know she was about to throw her whiteness at me. I paused to wave. I didn’t want to startle her with my large, black presence. She made eye contact but didn’t wave back. I motioned to ask whether she’d take a few steps back into her driveway so I could pass while preserving social distance. My alternative was to step into traffic. She rolled her eyes and walked into her driveway, making a little room. What I experienced was a white person being...
  • Women of color quit Elizabeth Warren’s campaign in Nevada: report (tokenized, toxic work environment)

    02/06/2020 3:20:46 PM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/06/20 | Andrew O'Reilly
    Six staffers of color working in the early voting state of Nevada have reportedly left Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign amid complaints of feeling tokenized and having to deal with a toxic work environment. The staffers, all women, have all left Warren’s 70-person Nevada team since November, with three of them saying they felt marginalized and that their grievances were not addressed despite taking them to their superiors or to human resources staff, Politico reported Thursday. “During the time I was employed with Nevada for Warren, there was definitely something wrong with the culture,” Megan Lewis, a field organizer who joined...