GOVERNMENT PREDICTED, BUT FAILED TO ADDRESS, RACIAL DISPARITIES IN GLOBAL PANDEMIC: EX-OFFICIALS. Ex-officials. New cases and deaths continue to mount among Black and Latino populations.
AMERICAN ARE DETERMINED TO BELIEVE IN BLACK PROGRESS. Whether it’s happening or not. For two days in early June, as America was erupting in sustained protests over the killing of a […]
PEACEFUL PROTESTS AND VIOLENT CLASHES ERUPTED THIS WEEKEND. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED IN SIX CITIES. From Portland to Seattle to Louisville, Kentucky, protesters took to the streets, as the nation honored the […]
GARRETT FOSTER BROUGHT HIS GUN TO AUSTIN PROTESTS. THEN HE WAS SHOT DEAD. The police in Austin, Texas, have not identified the motorist who fatally shot a protester after driving […]
SEN TOM COTTON WANTS TO TAKE “THE 1619 PROJECT” OUT OF CLASSROOMS. HIS EFFORTS HAVE KEPT IT IN THE SPOTLIGHT. Last week, the conservative lawmaker proposed a bill seeking to ban schools […]
WHEN THEY SAY THE FIGHT AGAINST RACISM STARTS AT HOME , THEY AREN’T LYING. My mom loved me. And I loved her. But that didn’t stop racism from living between […]
GRENFELL FAMILIES WANT INQUIRY TO LOOK AT ROLE OF ‘RACE AND CLASS’ IN TRAGEDY. Of the residents who died in the fire, 85% were from black, Asian and other ethnic […]
LUMINA FOUNDATION COMMITS $15 MILLION TO RACIAL JUSTICE PROJECTS. This allocation of funds reflects the foundation’s commitment to achieve racial equity and eliminate systemic racism across the country.
REPARATIONS TO BLACK AMERICANS FOR SLAVERY GAIN NEW ATTENTION. The House looks to approve for the first time a commission to study compensating for slavery and longtime discrimination.
SEATTLE BLACK LIVES MATTER CLASHES SPARK 45 ARRESTS, 21 POLICE INJURED. Dozens were arrested and many police injured in clashes around Seattle’s biggest Black Lives Matter protest in weeks on […]
MULTINATIONAL CONGREGATIONS MAY NOT BRIDGE RACIAL DIVIDE. Twenty years ago, a sociologist at Rice University directed a study of efforts by white evangelical Christians to address racial inequality. Michael Emerson’s […]
IN HOUSING, DOG WHISTLES AND RACE-BASED SLOGANS MAINTAIN THE SEGREGATED STATUS QUO. Protests and demonstrations across Long Beach have shown the urgent need to address structural racism.
UTAH OFFENDERS CAN NOW RAISE ISSUES OF RACE AND BIAS AT THEIR SENTENCING. Minorities who have been charged with crimes in Utah can now argue that they should get a […]
For racial justice protests, US taps tactical border squads. Beyond the debate over whether the federal response to the Portland protests encroaches on local authority, another question arises: whether the […]
ATLANTA ARTIST CREATES WORK ABOUT RACE IN AMERICA, SOCIAL JUSTICE. Winner of a Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Working Artist Project fellowship makes the personal political in his art.
A DATA-DRIVEN APPROACH TO ADDRESSING RACIAL DISPARITIES IN HEALTH CARE OUTCOMES. Counties where more than 86% of residents are Black experienced up to 10 times higher death rates from Covid-19.