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Einstein’s travel diaries reveal physicist’s racism – BBC News

Newly published private travel diaries have revealed Albert Einstein’s racist and xenophobic views. Written between October 1922 and March 1923, the diaries track his experiences in Asia and the Middle East. In them, he makes sweeping and negative generalisations, for example calling the Chinese “industrious, filthy, obtuse people”. Einstein would …

National Geographic acknowledges past racist coverage

This image provided by National Geographic shows the cover of the April 2018 issue of National Geographic magazine, a single topic issue on the subject of race. (National Geographic via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — National Geographic acknowledged on Monday that it covered the world through a racist lens for generations, …

Too Many Doctors Still Believe Dangerous Racial Stereotypes

Recently, a screenshot of a page in a widely used nursing textbook began making the rounds on social media. The eye-popping passage — which fell under the apparently well-meaning headline “Focus on Diversity” — purported to teach nurses-in-training how to understand their patients’ responses to pain. “Arabs/Muslims,” the authors warn, “May not …

Quote of the Day

“I say, ‘It probably will make you uncomfortable. I’m not here to give you comfort.’” ~ANGIE THOMAS, whose hit novel “The Hate U Give” is one of a cluster of new young-adult books confronting police brutality, racial profiling and the Black Lives Matter movement. Source: Quotation of the Day: To …