The RaceWire Beat: 09:12:06

By Jessica Valoris Sep 12, 2006

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 place. Harvard Ends Early Admission, Citing Barrier to Disadvantaged Harvard ends early admission practices in attempts to level the playing field. Shutting Down Muslim Charities Charity groups become collateral damage in the war on terror. Make Prisons, Get Rich Scandalous relationships revealed between private prisons and political campaigns.