Affirmative Action is under legal threat. What does it do, and how should we think about its future? Continue reading Why I Worry about an Affirmative Action Ban
2020 was heartbreaking. And, when it wasn’t, it was weird. Sadly, inequality kept going on. Just like normal. Continue reading 2020 Was Normal in One Bad Way
Believe it or not, it has been nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic struck the U.S. economy. Time for a checkup. Continue reading An Employment Situation Checkup
Apparently storming the U.S. Capitol isn’t quite as likely to get you arrested as protesting racial injustice. Continue reading A Double Standard in Capitol Arrests
Through July 2020, we have an economic recovery occurring. But, is it equal? I’ve got good news…and bad news. Continue reading How is the Recovery Going?
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. Continue reading Racial Unemployment Inequality is Getting Worse.
Discrimination and educational inequality result in economic inequality. But, they also cause something harder to see — Black men missing from society. Continue reading Missing Black Men
How is it possible for the racial education gap to close without any closing of the wage gap? Skill-biased Technological Change is how. Continue reading One Step Forward, One Step Back: The Racial Education Gap
As the murder of George Floyd highlights, it’s 2020 and we still haven’t made progress towards racial equality. Continue reading It Goes without Saying, but: Black People Face All Sorts of Discrimination
Black and Hispanic workers have always made less and been less healthy than white workers. The Coronavirus isn’t helping. Continue reading Coronavirus didn’t Create Racial/Ethnic Inequality. But it’s Exaggerating It.