Racial Inequality

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

"Black business owners are far less likely than other entrepreneurs to seek capital when they need it, new government data show and, when they do Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

" The reputation of Fort Bend’s schools is a huge draw for families. Several of the local high schools are regularly featured in the national Read More

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"According to new research, migration patterns set in motion by the foreclosure crisis slowed declines in segregation across metropolitan America between blacks and whites by 19 Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

" His mother, Marie Ann, picked it because she says he loved to talk on the phone. He was only 21 when someone shot him Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

" "There’s a double disadvantage that black public-sector workers face, particularly black women,” said [Jennifer] Laird, a doctoral student in sociology. “They’re concentrated in a Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

During the housing crisis, more than 10 million American families lost their homes to foreclosure, forcing them to move. While foreclosed families tended to stay Read More

Categories:  'Criminal Justice & Incarceration Society'   'Racial Inequality'  

Visitors to the St Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis County, MO, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was buried in 2014, will find that he is one of Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

African-Americans are overrepresented among public-sector employees – almost 20% of Black adults work for the government, while only 14% of whites and 10% of Hispanics Read More

Categories:  'Gender Inequality'   'Racial Inequality'  

This blog collects photos from conferences all around the world, highlighting the overrepresentation of (white) men in academia, government, and other industries. Congrats, you have Read More

Categories:  'Environmental Justice'   'Racial Inequality'  

In October of 2016, on the same day the right-wing occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon were acquitted of crimes related to Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Racial Inequality'  

By inserting an arbitration clause into all kinds of contracts, corporations have found a way to “circumvent the courts and bar people from joining together in Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'   'Racial Inequality'  

In 2014, the first year in which the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) was implemented, “33 million Americans, 10.4 percent of the U.S. population, … Read More

Categories:  'Education as an Economic Issue'   'Racial Inequality'  

Universities will go to great lengths to preserve the athletic prowess of their top-tier sports teams - especially the "revenue sports" of football and basketball Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Gender Inequality'   'Racial Inequality'  

Class, gender, and racial clues on the resumes of job applicants are used to make arbitrary decisions – which have discriminatory effects. Harvard Business School studies Read More