As the African-American Music
Appreciation Month comes to a close, a scholar discusses the role of early preachers in shaping gospel music.
As the rich move away from disaster-prone areas, the poor may be left behind.
Latin America's murder rate is the highest in the world, accounting for one in every four homicides on the planet.
The gap between the most and least advantaged areas in Australia is reflected in educational inequality.
Elite exam schools are some of the least diverse public schools in the US. Here's how colleges like Harvard could teach high schools like Stuyvesant to improve their admissions process.
Cutting the program formerly known as food stamps would hurt low-income Americans and the whole economy. As research indicates that it's working well, this drive to defund is baffling experts.
Employment is good for health, but it is even better for white men than for others. And unemployment is worse for white men than others. Could these findings shine light on our political situation?
Fire has always affected poorer communities more; to understand why, public authorities need to get better at listening to the people they serve.
The data show wealth inequality has grown but is lower now than before the GFC. And overall household income inequality has barely shifted since the start of this century.
While most Americans do aspire to higher education, college is not a reality for many. But why is the gap between hopes and reality larger for some? And how can we strive for equity?
The physical world is racially segregated as a result of structural racism. A researcher examines whether similar problems exist online.
Popular protest is on the rise globally, particularly in places with deeply entrenched inequalities.
The Trump administration's proposed budget suggests it will continue to spend federal dollars on expanding broadband internet access. But the rules governing internet traffic matter too.
Many of the programs being cut in the Trump-DeVos education budget serve low-income families -- families that aren't likely to benefit from the budget's reallocation of funds toward school choice.
A new study shows what growing local inequality in American cities looks like and asks what that means for people who live in them.
At society's margins, people without access to the mainstream job economy are able to carve out lives rich in other resources and community.
Justifying Sydney’s ranking as a liveable city requires greater recognition of the inequality of Sydneysiders' access to jobs, wealth, transport and housing.
Schools that have supportive strategies in place can offer buffers. They can promote positive outcomes -- for pupils and teachers.
The Trump administration's new education budget cuts money from traditional schools and funnels it toward school choice. Is it a nail in the coffin for public education?
Protests in South Africa are about more than just service delivery of basic services such as water and electricity. They reflect a wider crisis about the failure to build a more equitable society.