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Racial Wealth Divide

Our Real Racial Wealth Gap Story

January 22, 2016 /

by Antonio Moore

Over 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington, the median white family has 70 times more wealth than typical black families. By Antonio Moore As we celebrate Dr....

Popes, Post-Partisanship, and Prisons

September 24, 2015 /

by Karen Dolan

  We all want a piece of the pope—or at least a piece of the Pope-a-Palooza. Here in DC, our hysteria greets the Catholic [caption id="attachment_9596" align="alignright" width="300"] Pope Francis...

Fair Housing in an Unfair Society

September 15, 2015 /

by Peter Marcuse

In deeply unequal communities, phenomena like gentrification are forcing us to rethink principles of social change that we used to consider axiomatic. By Peter Marcuse [caption id="attachment_9548" align="alignright" width="400"] Amid...

Why Black Men Run From the Police

August 27, 2015 /

by Will Jawando

A good, hard look at the statistics will tell you why African Americans have reason to fear an encounter with police. It’s never much of a surprise when I hear...

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