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Results related to “Racial Disparities”

The Racial Wealth Gap in the U.S., Or, Whites Own Almost Everything

The Racial Wealth Gap in the U.S., Or, Whites Own Almost Everything

by Carla Murphy on September 8 2014, 11:19AM

The median Hispanic family’s net worth is $14,000 and the median for black families is $11,000.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

New Research: White Voter Support for Fewer Prisoners Depends On Who's Locked Up

New Research: White Voter Support for Fewer Prisoners Depends On Who’s Locked Up

by Carla Murphy on August 7 2014, 12:09PM

Showing them evidence of racial disparities may not motivate white people to join the cause and fight inequality, new research says.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Detroit's Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

Detroit’s Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

by Julianne Hing on July 17 2014, 4:36PM

Racial health disparities are squarely to blame.

Topics: Health, /NOW

How Bad Is the Black-White Disparity In Your State's Drug Arrest Rate?

How Bad Is the Black-White Disparity In Your State’s Drug Arrest Rate?

by Julianne Hing on March 18 2014, 2:23PM

Today the ACLU launched The Uncovery for folks to track exactly that.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

For First Time Ever, College Football Players Organize to Unionize

For First Time Ever, College Football Players Organize to Unionize

by Carla Murphy on January 29 2014, 10:36AM

The effort, if successful, could re-make college sports.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Study: Whites Think 'Reverse Racism' is on the Rise

Study: Whites Think ‘Reverse Racism’ is on the Rise

by Asraa Mustufa on May 24 2011, 2:45PM

Researchers at Tufts University and Harvard Business School prove that we’re still missing the point on institutional privilege.

Topics: History

School Suspensions Skyrocket for Black and Latino Students

School Suspensions Skyrocket for Black and Latino Students

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 30 2010, 4:10PM

School suspensions may be setting black students on a course, and it’s not to class.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Tough Economic Prospects for Newly Released Inmates

Tough Economic Prospects for Newly Released Inmates

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 30 2010, 12:54PM

Black men find it more difficult than any other demographic to get moving in tough economy.

Topics: Criminal Justice

The Insurance Industry's Stealth Attack on Health Reform

The Insurance Industry’s Stealth Attack on Health Reform

by Yvonne Yen Liu on July 16 2010, 11:08AM

Why you should care about “Medical Loss Ratio.” No, really.

Topics: Health

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