Some calls to resolve racial inequities in the US have raised an idea with roots more than a century old: community land trusts to assemble property for the benefit of Black Americans.
Any HBCU closures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic could potentially hinder the careers of many Black Americans.
In many national crises, black Americans have been essential workers – but serving in crucial roles has not resulted in economic equality.
It is rare for a post-authoritarian society to get two chances to reconcile. This may be just that, for white South Africans in particular.
One in 5 of the poorest US households don't have a car and rely on public transportation to get around.
Underlying direct or personal violence is structural violence that is entrenched in unequal power relations in society.
States do not record the structural violence of racism as part of crime statistics. But this invisible violence has driven some people to self-harm. It has also masked forms of suicide.
An experiment compared the experience of Anglo, Indian and Muslim Middle Eastern "renters" looking for housing. The differences in how they were treated were significant.
Black male kids who start out by excelling in STEM gradually lose interest due to low teacher expectations and racial stereotyping. The result? Blacks hold only 6% of all STEM jobs.