The RaceWire Beat – 09.21.06

By Jessica Valoris Sep 21, 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. Apathy Towards Racial Health Gap Blacks die sooner, and are diagnosed later than whites. Official wonders what it will take to stir public outrage. CIA ‘Refused to Operate’ Secret Jails Bush shuts down secret jails, but not out of moral epiphany. Black Studies Movin’ On Up Princeton plans expansion of Black Studies program.