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Reuters

AMID NATIONAL DEBATE ON RACE, FED’S BOSTIC SEES CENTRAL BANK ROLL ON INEQUALITY. A rising stock market alongside 11% unemployment has put the U.S. Federal Reserve in a quandary amid […]
Reuters

VOA

PRESERVATIONISTS RACE TO SAVE BLACK HISTORY SITES BEFORE THEY VANISH. From New York to Alabama to Oregon, many tangible displays of African American culture and heritage are in deep disrepair. Due to a lack […]
VOA

NPR

A RACE RECKONING IN ECONOMICS. The American Economic Association, or the AEA, […]  made a statement saying that it had “only begun to understand racism and its impact on our profession […]
NPR

New York Times

GEORGE SOROS FOUNDATION POURS $220 MILLION INTO RACIAL EQUALITY PUSH. Mr. Soros’s group will invest $150 million in grants for Black-led racial justice groups, and another $70 million toward local […]
New York Times

Kokomo Perspective

GROUP PROTESTS CHURCH AFTER PASTOR CLAIMS ‘GOD IS AGAINST MIXING RACES’. About two dozen protesters stood outside a Church in Kokomo, Indiana to demonstrate against the church’s pastor, Jesse Sisk, […]
Kokomo Perspective

New York Times

OPERA CAN NO LONGER IGNORE ITS RACE PROBLEM. “Porgy and Bess,” which opened the Metropolitan Opera’s most recent season, featured an almost exclusively Black cast but was directed and conducted […]
New York Times

ABC

ASHVILLE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES REPARATIONS PLAN. Leaders in Asheville, North Carolina, have taken a historic step to repair centuries of racial prejudice by unanimously voting to provide reparations.
ABC

The Mix

FAMILY OF THE REAL AUNT JEMIMA LAUNCHES FIGHT TO STOP REBRANDING. Last week, Quaker Foods North America announced that it would be rebranding Aunt Jemima products because their “origins are based on […]
The Mix

BBC

THE FILMS THAT MAKE THE COUNTRYSIDE SEEM LESS WHITE. “People stick to their own kind. You are forced to accept that when you grow older.” So says the disillusioned father […]
BBC

FiveThirtyEight

WHITE DEMOCRATS ARE WARY OF BIG IDEAS TO ADDRESS RACIAL INEQUALITY. What we don’t know yet is whether white Democrats have moved significantly on racial issues beyond policing and discrimination […]
FiveThirtyEight

Boston Globe

IN TIME OF RACIAL RECKONING, FOUNDING FATHERS INCREASINGLY VIEWED THROUGH MODERN LENSES. Statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson have been toppled in Oregon. A bust of Ulysses S. Grant, […]
Boston Globe

MarketWatch

HOW MILLENNIALS AND GEN-ZERS CAN TALK ABOUT RACE AND RACISM SO THEIR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS WILL LISTEN. Older America is mostly a white America — and now’s their chance to […]
MarketWatch

New York Times

A RACIAL AWAKENING IN FRANCE, WHERE RACE IS A TABOO TOPIC. PARIS — Growing up in France, Maboula Soumahoro never thought of herself as Black.At home, her immigrant parents stressed […]
New York Times

CNN

GETTING KIDS TO CONNECT ACROSS RACIAL — AND GEOGRAPHIC — LINES. Six-year-old Zul-Kifl Issah, in Tamale, Ghana, and 7-year-old Jonah McMillan, in Coldstream, British Columbia, Canada, listed the creatures who […]
CNN

NPR

‘ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY HELPS YOU DO THE WORK OF DISMANTLING RACISM. Learning about the dangers of systemic racism often leads people to ask: What can I do personally to […]
NPR