The U.S. was making progress on the life expectancy gap. New CDC data make it clear how perilous progress can be.
The Voting Rights Act was important. But, it lost it’s teeth in 2013, and states are starting to take advantage.
Believe it or not, it has been nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic struck the U.S. economy. Time for a checkup.
MLK and labor unions may not seem to have a lot in common. But they do, and new organizing activity could help Black workers.
Apparently storming the U.S. Capitol isn’t quite as likely to get you arrested as protesting racial injustice.
The pandemic has been unequal in terms of health and job loss. What about college enrollment? Sadly, yes.
Through July 2020, we have an economic recovery occurring. But, is it equal? I’ve got good news…and bad news.
The unemployment rate has decreased in the last few months. But, the decrease has been unequal, and it’s been much smaller for Black people.
Discrimination and educational inequality result in economic inequality. But, they also cause something harder to see — Black men missing from society.
How is it possible for the racial education gap to close without any closing of the wage gap? Skill-biased Technological Change is how.