Medical school students hold ‘die-in’ to shed light on biases in health care

 

Medical students from more than 70 U.S. schools organized a die-in Wednesday in support of the nationwide protests condemning a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri.

Participants say the same structural racial that is present in police brutality against blacks manifests itself in the health care system. 

White reporter disses Kobe Bryant for wearing ‘I can’t breathe’ shirt, say he’s not ‘hood enough’

 

Doug Gottlieb Has Thoughts On Kobe Wearing An "I Can't Breathe" Shirt

 

 

It started with Derrick Rose donning a shirt with the caption, “I can’t breathe” in support of Eric Garner protesters. Then other NBA players followed suit. Among them? Kobe Bryant. 

But a white reporter feel that Bryant isn’t “hood enough” to sympathize with the plight of the average black person. 

Attorney General Eric Holder to Cleveland Police Department: ‘You’re reckless and poorly trained’

 

The U.S. Justice Department and Cleveland reached an agreement to overhaul the city’s police department after federal investigators concluded that officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often.

The Justice Department said the police department have endangered the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness. 

#AliveWhileBlack responds to #Crimingwhilewhite: stories of police discrimination

 

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In response to an online protests where white Americans take to social media to share their experiences with police, black responders have created the #AliveWhileBlack hashtag to share less positive encounters with police.

#Crimingwhilewhite reveals just how much of a break whites gets when committing crimes. Unfortunately, that luxury isn’t available to people of color.