Posted inHealth, Health Equity

Health Care Workers Are Speaking Up About the Racism in Facilities Nationwide

Headlines hit last summer about Black nursing home residents being neglected and left unbathed, without clothing, and sometimes without the medications they needed at an Alabama nursing home after a lawsuit was filed. What it outlined was an allegedly discriminatory environment at a facility toward both patients and staff, who were called “n****,” “slave girls” […]

Posted inEconomy, Money, Partner Content

Discrimination Isn’t Just Infuriating. It Steals Black People’s Time.

This story was produced in partnership with Vox as part of the discrimination issue of The Highlight. After a long search, Keisha Orr — a human resources manager working on Wall Street in the early 2000s — believed she had found the perfect candidate for a job at her financial tech company. The applicant had it all: an […]