Browse School of Information Sciences by Subject "Racism"

  • Kahl, Chad M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    Electronic redlining is an alleged--some say purposively racist--practice by telecommunication firms which limits access to minority neighborhoods. It purportedly occurs when telecommunication firms bypass poor neighborhoods ...

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  • Velez, LaTesha; Villa-Nicholas, Melissa (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)
    This paper is a critical bibliography which examines U.S. library history literature from 1997 through 2015 to map the current research around race, ethnicity, and racism in such literature. Seventeen years ago Wayne Wiegand ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Science for the People, 1982)
    In 1932 the United States Public Health Service (PHS) began deliberately withholding treatment for syphilis from 400 black men. For forty years, until 1972, government scientists and private physicians in and around Macon ...

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