Racial Inequality

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

Black female entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S., likely due to the discrimination against women and especially women of color in Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

In Texas’s most diverse county, truancy cases are disproportionately filed against minorities – African-Americans make up half of the truancy cases even though they only Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

Slavery became illegal in the US in 1865, also in the UK in 1833 and in Jamaica in 1834. However, slavery by no means ended Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

At times it feels hard to believe that the murder of Michael Brown by former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson happened nearly four years ago Read More

Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

We looked at anti-black racism in the public sector, which is supposed to be the “equalizer” of the American job market. From the numbers, it 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