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Women, minorities overlooked
Health Care

Women, minorities overlooked

It’s one of the biggest problems facing the US health care system: Women and minorities are treated differently than white men.

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Five Boston charities

Five Boston charities

A look at local organizations that could use help.
Health care disparities

Health care disparities

Women, minorities overlooked by the health care system .
Tops in Mass. diversity

Tops in Mass. diversity

People with a wide variety of backgrounds do well here.
Execs on diversity

Execs on diversity

Boston-area leaders talk about minorities in the business world.
Diversity firsts

Diversity firsts

These people broke racial and gender-based barriers.
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Is Boston unwelcoming to minorities?

Shedding Boston's image
as an unwelcoming place

Boston has long been plagued by the perception that it is an unwelcoming place for people of color. Today, the city looks much different. But have the perceptions changed?
Opportunities grow for students with disabilities

Opportunities grow for students with disabilities

Like many of his peers, Ben Majewski had a lifelong goal of going to college. Now, the 20-year-old with Down syndrome is living his dream despite his disability.
Minority enrollment rises at Boston's medical schools

Minority enrollment rises
at Boston's medical schools

Schools have been trying to attract more underrepresented minorities to meet the needs of a diverse population.

Natural black hair becomes big business

State's largest gay newspaper thrives on reader loyalty

State's largest gay newspaper thrives on reader loyalty

After surviving a battle with its rival and the recession, Bay Windows is now Boston’s only gay newspaper.
Firms question the value of diversity training

Firms question the value of diversity training

Corporate diversity training has taken a beating in recent years. First, research surfaced that suggests that it doesn’t help much. Then, other studies began questioning whether it actually hurts. And during the recession, some employers began abandoning it altogether.
Blacks flock to Twitter

Blacks flock to Twitter

African-Americans make up only 13 percent of the US population, but represent almost a quarter of the 17 million Americans tweeting.
Advocate leads by example

Advocate leads by example

Kristen McCosh was 15 when a diving accident left her in a wheelchair. Since then, the Boston native has been an advocate for people with disabilities.