BREAKING DOWN THE LEGACY OF RACE IN TRADITIONAL MUSIC IN AMERICA. The symbols of America’s racist past have been under intense scrutiny since the protests against police brutality erupted nationwide. […]
NEW BUSINESSES HELP RESTORE TULSA’S BLACK WALL STREET 99 YEARS AFTER RACE MASSACRE. As we approach the centennial of the Race Massacre, community leaders said they believe the rebirth of […]
The seven most common myths about racial equity. As we are deep into this moment of civil unrest over systemic racism, everyone in the business world from individual contributors to […]
WITH BIG LEAD IN THE POLLS, BIDEN SHIFTS SEARCH FOR A RUNNING MATE. Biden is still under heavy pressure to pick a Black woman, but contenders of all races have been cycling […]
FACEBOOK’S RECORD ON RACE IS ONLY LOOKING WORSE. The social media giant reportedly suppressed racial bias research, allegations that come amid broader frustrations with Mark Zuckerberg’s management from Facebook employees […]
BUILDING RACIAL EQUITY IN TECH ECOSYSTEMS TO SPUR LOCAL RECOVERY. Systemic inequities in America have created a history of wealth inequality, disproportionately exposed certain communities to the COVID-19 pandemic, and […]
TO FIGHT RACISM TRANSIT HAS A KEY ROLE. Black Lives Matter protests are showing how city leaders and transit agencies must reprioritize infrastructure investments, a public transit official argues.
INSURANCE GROUP TO SCRUTINIZE RATE GUIDELINES FOR RACIAL BIAS. Use of credit scores, educational attainment puts Black Americans and other minorities at a disadvantage, critics of existing practices say
PROTESTERS GATHER OUTSIDE CHICAGO MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT’S HOME AND DEMAND SHE DEFUND POLICE HOURS BEFORE COLUMBUS STATUE WAS REMOVED… A crane hoisted the Grant Park statue off its pedestal under […]
GOP REP. INTRODUCED BILL TO BAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY FOR PAST SUPPORT OF SLAVERY. Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert introduced a House resolution that would ban the Democratic Party and any other […]
SEPARATE, DOWNTRODDEN. To walk in a Midwestern city is to get an education…. Englewood is depopulating. In one of the two census tracts here, 94% of residents are African-American. Median […]
10 MYTHS ABOUT THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP. For years, there’s been a popular notion — even among some Black people — that the wealth difference between white and Black Americans […]
CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD SLAMS BIDEN FOR CALLING TRUMP THE ‘FIRST’ RACIST PRESIDENT. “The way he deals with people based on the color of their skin, their national origin, where they’re […]
BLACK LIVES MATTER, OTHERS FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST US GOVERNMENT OVER MOVE TO BRING FEDS TO CHICAGO, SAY COPS VIOLATING COURT AGREEMENT IN PROTESTS. Activists pointed to ongoing unrest in Portland […]
RACE AND AMERICA: WHY DATA MATTERS. More than a century after WEB Du Bois’s groundbreaking work, data activism is still crucial for social change.
TAKE THE NEXT STEP TOWARD RACIAL JUSTICE. This incipient movement risks being reduced to a fleeting instant of heightened consciousness.