Civil/human rights Archive

  • suburbs

    Local Media Struggles to Understand Segregation

    Springfield City Councilor Bud Williams is to thank for broaching a tough topic: Racial segregation and inequality in the Pioneer Valley. But local media outlets Masslive and WFCR/NEPR are struggling to get the central facts straight. Masslive initially reported that Springfield was ranked number one […]

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    MOCHA prostate cancer symposium forges new ground [video]

    EVENT PHOTO ALBUM Prostate cancer is no exception to health disparity trends: African-American men are twice as likely as their white counterparts to die of prostate cancer. That’s what makes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent declaration that the test is unnecessary so troubling. […]

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