racial inequality

racial inequality

Racial disparity Social medicine, public health
A disparity in opportunity for socioeconomic advancement or access to goods and services based solely on race. See Women and health.
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South Africa is still plagued by deeprooted racial inequality 23 years after the end of white-minority rule.
RACIAL inequality remains a huge problem in Newcastle with fresh figures painting a bleak picture for ethnic minority groups in the North East.
In the wake of countrywide student protests calling for decolonization of the university, and reignited debates around racial inequality, this volume insists that the history of South African politics has been about friendship.
In the U.S., a national army was conscripted for the first time; more than 1,000,000 women entered the workforce, contributing to the war effort in countless ways; and African-Americans challenged racial inequality. The first widespread use of airplanes, tanks, and poisonous gas revolutionized warfare and technologies; the wristwatch was popularized by the demands of modern battle; and jazz spread around the world with the American soldiers going abroad.
It was held on Seattle Public Schools' Day of Unity, a day aimed at raising awareness about racial inequality in schools.
The Junior Ministers said: Our vision is for a society which is strengthened by its ethnic diversity, where we can live together free from racism, racial inequality and racial discrimination, where we share a common sense of belonging and where human rights and equality are enjoyed by all.
It also warns that the measures announced by Chancellor George Osborne could increase racial inequality.
The most shaming aspect of this for me is that I was talking about racial inequality in the performing arts in the UK and the need for rapid improvements in our industry when I used the term.
They present ten chapters that examine racial inequality in US education across the K-16 spectrum through discussions of class room climate and practices, educational polices and research methods, and equity and access.
Everyone knows that there is racial inequality in achievement returns from advanced math; however, they do not know why black students and white students taking the same level of math courses are not leaving with the same or comparable skill levels.
"As a black woman, I feel that the OBE recognises not only my contribution but also the validity and importance of addressing issues of racial inequality in sport.
The premier issue includes articles on: racial inequality; assisted housing mobility; redeveloping public housing; emerging approaches to urban development; the Polikoff Proposal; and, national housing policy.