The U.S. government has long been a catalyst for innovation through federal funding and support, but it needs to be more inclusive of Black researchers and inventors.
Truth and Reconciliation
Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity
Systematic Inequality and American Democracy
Systemic Inequality: Displacement, Exclusion, and Segregation
In hyperpartisan times, winning elections is all about showing up for voters and getting out the vote. Women are showing how it’s done.
Less wealth makes it more difficult for African American parents to get reliable access to the internet and devices for remote learning.
In its next COVID-19 relief package, Congress must include specific environmental justice provisions to ensure equitable access to safe, clean drinking water and sanitation services.
The Minority Business Development Agency has tremendous potential to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity in Black communities.
As cities reevaluate the role of policing, the bipartisan Justice Reinvestment Initiative offers lessons for cities on prioritizing meaningful investments in community-driven safety.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, schools need additional mental health funding and support that is implemented with a racial equity lens.
People of color, families with children, and low-income communities are most likely to be deprived of the benefits that nature provides.
Postsecondary institutions must take immediate action to help address the issue of police brutality.
Bambadjan Bamba, a Dreamer and immigration activist, is also fighting to end anti-Black racism.
Fighting Systemic Racism in K-12 Education: Helping Allies Move From the Keyboard to the School Board
The surge of new allies in the Black Lives Matter movement for racial justice presents a welcome opportunity to implement systemic changes in the U.S. K-12 education system—and allies should start by following the lead of communities that are Black, Indigenous, and people of color.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, heat waves will present an even deadlier public health threat than usual, further exacerbating racial and economic injustices.
Black and multiracial parents are more likely than white parents to experience child care-related job disruptions.
The disproportionate devastation COVID-19 is having in Native American communities lays bare the U.S. government’s systemic failure to meet its trust and treaty obligations.
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveal stark inequities in the social, economic, and mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.