Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: Institutional discrimination

Study: ‘Ban the Box’ Double-Edged Sword for...

In a classic example of unintended consequences, the effort to “ban the box” may cause more harm than good, in some cases.  According to...

The Price of Racism: Racial Discrimination Costs...

When someone attempts to give the price of racism a fixed dollar amount, it is time to take notice.  In this case, a researcher...

Man Writes Letter Urging Sports Reporter to...

At a time when talk of the wrongs committed against Black people is finally starting to bubble to the surface — and Black people...

Study: Blacks at a 54% Greater Risk...

The scope of the problem of race-based mortgage discrimination against the Black community is well documented, and certainly an issue on which Atlanta Blackstar...

Study: Racial Discrimination In Mortgage Lending Continues...

The study, just published in the Journal of Urban Economics by economists from Marquette, Texas Christian and Georgia State University, identified Mortgage Loan Originators,...

Poll: Majority of Whites Say More Must...

Racism.  America’s original sin.  Black folks have complained about it since day one in this country.  And now we live in an era of...

President Obama Completely Ignores Black Issues in...

On Tuesday night, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. And by all accounts, it...

Pew Study: Middle Class In Trouble, Blacks...

A new Pew report on the middle class has bad news for people who find themselves in America's middle economic tier or aspire to...

While Most White Americans Deny Institutionalized Racism...

Black people are the most vulnerable cogs in the wheel, and remain in a permanent state of crisis.  If Black people remain vulnerable, no...

#BlackOnCampus Reveals the Outrageous Examples of Racism...

After the resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe earlier this week, the student protests at Ithaca College, Princeton, and Yale have brought...

Real Change or a Band-Aid? #Mizzou Administration...

On Monday, the University of Missouri said it would implement a diversity initiative, following the resignation of the university president and chancellor in light...

New Study: Whites Associate Black Male-Sounding Names...

  A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that Black-sounding names are associated with negative stereotypes of Black people among whites. The latest...

Jim Crow Segregation Lives On: An Examination...

Over a half century has passed since Brown v. Board of Education but educational segregation is still a reality, and Pennsylvania is a prime...

Why Polls on Race Relations Ignore the...

As we focus on whether people think race relations are improving or getting worse, we lose sight of institutional racism. A new CBS/New York Times...

Jim Crow: The History of ‘Racial Cleansing’

This is Part 1 of a three-part story on the everyday experiences of racial violence, loss of land, rape and trauma that African Americans...