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The RaceWire Beat - 09.15.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 15 2006, 9:44AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Black-White Immunization Gap Disappears A new federal report finds that racial gaps in U.S. childhood vaccination rates…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.14.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 14 2006, 10:44AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines High-School Dropouts Face Steeper Costs in U.S. Dropping out of high school has its costs around the globe,…

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The RaceWire Beat: 09:13:06

by Jessica Valoris on September 13 2006, 9:03AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Block the Vote: The 10 Worst Places to Cast a Ballot American democracy’s glaring weak spots include…

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The RaceWire Beat: 09:12:06

by Jessica Valoris on September 12 2006, 8:32AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Deadly Disparities A new study reveals large gaps in life expectancy rates are tied to race and…

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The RaceWire Beat: 09:11:06

by Jessica Valoris on September 11 2006, 2:21PM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Navajos March Against Discrimination, Violence Native Americans speak out against racial discrimination and violence in the towns…

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The RaceWire Beat: 09:08:06

by Jessica Valoris on September 8 2006, 9:03AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Contracting Company Avoids Another Disaster Immigrant workers who flocked to New Orleans to do storm clean-up are…

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The RaceWire Beat: 09:07:06

by Jessica Valoris on September 7 2006, 8:01AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine U.S. Army: Torture Not OK…Anymore U.S. Army acknowledges torture tactics widely used and issues a ban on…

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Hazards to Workers, Post-9/11 and Post-Katrina

by Tram Nguyen on September 6 2006, 2:36PM

Workers who cleaned up after 9/11 are in the headlines today with the release of the Mount Sinai Medical Center study, showing that 70 percent of nearly 10,000 people tested have substantial respiratory problems after working at Ground Zero. The…

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The RaceWire Beat: 09:06:06

by Jessica Valoris on September 6 2006, 6:48AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. The Beat: 09:06:06 In the Streets but not the Ballot Box? The millions of people who showed…

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