Arrest numbers reflect a nearly 40% decline from 2019, but the statistics come with some caveats.
Scholars explain what affirmative action is – and isn’t – as well as what its effects are, and why, among others, the military has supported it for decades.
A social work scholar researches why school suspensions disproportionately affect students from certain groups and what can be done to change that.
These nonprofits help with abortion access, but on average they don’t cover all costs, researchers have found.
Avoiding trite moralisations, Professor Southall uses empirical research to shed light on white South Africans’ adjustment to democracy.
School suspension rates drop significantly if US teachers came from more diverse backgrounds, a scholar says.
Students who come from families that are more well-off financially have an advantage in their quest to become a college athlete, researchers have found.
When colleges and universities provide better funding for Ph.D. students, more students – especially students of color – apply.
When students are allowed to bring personal items for show and tell, it can build their senses of self-worth, belonging and control. But poor kids often don’t get that opportunity.
A school finance expert and an education law scholar make the case for why reparations should be paid to African Americans by changing the way schools are funded.
Older adults in rural areas in Canada are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including related ones like social connections and public health information outreach.
Black Americans have worse health outcomes by many measures. To draw attention to that fact, the CDC and communities across the country have called racism a public health threat.
Former enslaved persons never got ‘forty acres and a mule,’ and their descendants have been denied reparations for the legacy of slavery. Will Joe Biden be the president to change that?
With fewer funds to fall back on, minority-owned enterprises have struggled in the recession. To make things worse, many are in sectors that have been badly hit by lockdowns.
More people than ever are living with HIV, but people may overlook the fact that many of these long-term survivors are African-American women. They face unique social and health challenges.
While school suspensions are meant to deter violence and other troublesome behavior, some students see being suspended as something that makes them more popular and tough, a researcher has found.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is poised to stop looking at racial disparities in school discipline – a move that one scholar believes will send the wrong message to schools.
A grassroots movement to end racial disparities in schoolhouse discipline is beginning to take root throughout the nation and winning important victories at the local level. Can it sustain the effort?
Communities that are majority black, Hispanic or Native American are over 50 percent more vulnerable to wildfire compared to other communities.
A new study shows that natural disasters enrich white victims while hurting people of color, worsening wealth inequality. And government aid contributes to the problem.