Gendering race and coloring gender--to understand the politics behind both.
A blog by Michelle Chen
by Michelle Chen on August 13 2010, 9:00AM
Urban Institute study shows years of trauma may leave families with wounds that don’t heal.
by Michelle Chen on August 12 2010, 9:00AM
A legal analysis of the key problem that current immigration policy cannot answer: who do we call mom and dad?
by Michelle Chen on August 10 2010, 1:27PM
The latest research suggests an array of social and environmental factors may be causing girls bodies to develop prematurely, especially girls of color.
by Michelle Chen on August 10 2010, 9:00AM
Yet, even as we shred the social safety net, there’s always new money for magical thinking about “family values” as a way to combat poverty.
Topics: On Gender
by Michelle Chen on August 7 2010, 9:32AM
A hate-crime killing and Judge Walker’s ruling speak to a spectrum of inequality from the county courthouse to a Brooklyn street.
by Michelle Chen on August 5 2010, 10:28AM
Serial killings in L.A. reveal a sense that violence against black women is more tolerable, more expected, less deserving of punishment.
by Michelle Chen on August 5 2010, 6:30AM
The Prop 8 ruling could change the meaning of the right to marry for couples facing other social barriers, including immigrants and people of color.
by Michelle Chen on August 4 2010, 9:58AM
Privatization whispers are circulating again. That’s particularly bad news for people of color heading into their sunset years.
by Michelle Chen on August 3 2010, 10:22AM
Just plaster a disfigured female victim on the cover, and presto—instant war morale!
by Michelle Chen on August 3 2010, 8:39AM
More than half of BP’s sites for disposing of cleaned-up oil and waste are in places where the majority of residents are of color.
by Michelle Chen on July 22 2010, 2:25PM
Exploring community wellness as a collective whole, we see a grim prognosis emerging from the social systems surrounding Black and Latino men and boys.
by Michelle Chen on July 21 2010, 9:02AM
A narrow window to humanitarian relief could be opening in the for survivors of femicide in the U.S. asylum system.
by Michelle Chen on July 20 2010, 11:28AM
The bill isn’t the comprehensive answer, but it does reflect a broader perspective on the link between children’s health and what we put on their plates.