Sidewalks crater, bus shelters don't exist, buildings need more in repair than they are worth. Read more from community columnist LaVonya Goodwin.
Black Nebraskans are incarcerated at nearly nine times the per-capita rate of White residents, according to a study released by a national research and advocacy group.
This initiative, the Million Girls Moonshot, involves a range of efforts to boost the number of Nebraska women in the STEM pipeline.
Prince Harry has urged people to "break" the system of "mass-scale misinformation" regarding the COVID-19 vaccinations.
United Way of the Midlands (UWM) has had the back of the Omaha community for decades – years and years before the pandemic.
An investigation by The Markup has found that lenders in 2019 were more likely to deny home loans to people of color than to white people with similar financial characteristics.
More than 150 Omaha business leaders issued a statement acknowledging inequities that stem from systemic racism, and promised to take action to address them.
Tulsa's historical inequities between north and south neighborhoods include provider access and health outcomes. The past 20 years have focused on improving a life expectancy gap, but it is stubbornly stuck at a decade less of life for those in north Tulsa.
A UNMC student took part in an analysis of clinical trials of vaccines that found minority groups and older adults were underrepresented among study participants.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) — The Department of the Air Force’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Action Team recently began working with the Dist…
"Blacks have many reasons to be distrustful of public health guidance. Despite the distrust, I believe there is a viable path for African Americans to evaluate, and yet embrace, taking the vaccine."
Gaps in poverty, education, environment and other factors can lead to big lifelong differences in whether people are healthy or not.
Getting Nebraskans healthy will mean reducing our rates of diabetes, obesity and excessive drinking. It will mean boosting the number of people who have health insurance and physical activity.
GAMPELA, Burkina Faso (AP) — From factory to syringe, the world's most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need nonstop sterile refrigera…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The solid growth that the United States enjoyed before the viral pandemic paralyzed the economy this spring failed to reduce…
There are many. Opponents of reparations argue that all the slaves are dead, no white person living today owned slaves or that all the immigrants that have come to America since the Civil War don't have anything to do with slavery. Also, not all Black people living in America today are descendants of slaves (like former President Barack Obama).
Healthy African American children are 3.5 times more likely to die after surgery and are more likely to have postoperative complications than their white counterparts, according to a new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital. Researchers are looking at what they can do to fix that.
Kendi might be best known for “How To Be an Antiracist,” but before he wrote that bestselling book, he wrote “Stamped From the Beginning,” which takes readers through the history of racist ideas through five “tour guides,” including W.E.B. Du Bois and William Lloyd Garrison.
The writer is chief executive officer at OneWorld Community Health Centers in Omaha.
DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he would pursue an executive order to encourage police departments to meet "current profess…