Autism Awareness Month: Black autism researchers weigh in on field’s past, future

Black people with autism have historically been underrepresented in research, a problem compounded by the fact that there are relatively few Black scientists setting...

Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s...

Vice President Kamala Harris weighs in on gun vs. Taser debate in Daunte Wright...

Policing in America as it relates to race and racial bias is yet again at the center of the nation’s consciousness following the recent...

Distribution of Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 Vaccine Temporarily Halted Due to Blood Clot...

Federal health agencies have asked for a temporary distribution suspension of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after instances of blood clots linked to the...

Autism Awareness Month: Age 6 may represent key turning point in autism

Autism trait severity decreases from age 3 to 6 in most autistic children, but that progress then stalls for nearly three-quarters of them, according...

Autism Awareness Month: Family navigation helps reduce disparities in autism diagnosis

Training community members to help families navigate obstacles to care increases the likelihood that children from low-income and minority groups will be assessed for...

$1,000 Scholarship for African American High School Seniors–Application Now Open

The application window for the second annual Alan & Mary Jo Lincoln (AMJL) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship aims to support career...

Diagnosis timeline drags for Black autistic children

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day Delays in autism diagnosis may contribute to the high rate of intellectual disability among Black autistic children in...

Black women lead initiative to raise $100M for Black girls and women in the...

You already know about LaTosha Brown’s work as the co-founder of Black Voters Matter, the Black Voters Matter Fund and Black Voters Matter Capacity...

Surge in Hate Crimes Against Asian People During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 16, 2021, eight people were killed in shootings at massage parlors in the Atlanta area -- most of the victims were women...

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