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Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.

Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.

Articles | December 26 2017

By The Spotlight Team (The Boston Globe) Google the phrase “Most racist city,” and Boston pops up more than any other place, time and time again. It may be easy to write that off as a meaningless digital snapshot of what people say about us,...

NCHE Joins Many Other Organizations in Urging Congress to Take Action in Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

NCHE Joins Many Other Organizations in Urging Congress to Take Action in Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

Announcements, Archive | December 19 2017

NCHE as well as other organizations join voices to urge Congress to take action to address the ongoing healthcare crisis in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands as a result of the recent hurricanes.  The letter calls for Congress to address...

Affluent and Black, and Still Trapped by Segregation

Affluent and Black, and Still Trapped by Segregation

Articles | December 18 2017

By John Eligon and Robert Gebeloff MILWAUKEE — Their daughter was sick and they needed family around to help care for her, so JoAnne and Maanaan Sabir took an unexpected detour. They had spent years blowing past mileposts: earning advanced...

Charter School Leaders Are Complicit with Segregation, and It’s Hurting Their Movement

Charter School Leaders Are Complicit with Segregation, and It’s Hurting Their Movement

Articles | December 14 2017

by Andre Perry Charter schools didn’t create segregation but the charter school movement isn’t helping to end it either. When Martin Luther King Jr. said, “We must never adjust ourselves to racial segregation,” he wasn’t suggesting...

Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Articles | December 11 2017

by Nina Martin, ProPublica, and Renee Montagne, NPR On a melancholy Saturday this past February, Shalon Irving’s “village” — the friends and family she had assembled to support her as a single mother — gathered at a funeral home in a...

The Fight for Affordable Housing Unites People in Manufactured Homes Across Racial and Geographic Barriers

The Fight for Affordable Housing Unites People in Manufactured Homes Across Racial and Geographic Barriers

Articles | December 8 2017

By Sarah Jaffe, Truthout | Interview Today we bring you a conversation with Kevin Borden, the executive director of Manufactured Housing Action (MHAction), a nationwide constituency-based group. MHAction works to empower manufactured...

Apply to Review Applications for Culture of Health Leaders

Apply to Review Applications for Culture of Health Leaders

Announcements, Archive | December 1 2017

Culture of Health Leaders is a leadership development opportunity for people working in every field and profession who want to use their influence to advance health and equity. Our leaders’ innovation helps build a Culture of Health, one that...

Does Race Matter in America’s Most Diverse ZIP Codes?

Does Race Matter in America’s Most Diverse ZIP Codes?

Articles | November 27 2017

By John Eligon VALLEJO, Calif. — Beyond the burgers and fries coming from the kitchen and the oldies blaring from the radio, the scene playing out daily at the Original Red Onion might appear unfamiliar to much of the country. The...

Who Benefits from Gentrification?

Who Benefits from Gentrification?

Articles | November 17 2017

By Peter Dreier When affluent people compete with poor people for a scarce supply of housing, guess what happens? Home prices and rents go up, and the poor are pushed out. In a nutshell, that's the formula that fuels gentrification. Most news...

Gentrification Comes to Atlanta’s Last Working Class Black Neighborhood

Gentrification Comes to Atlanta’s Last Working Class Black Neighborhood

Articles | November 15 2017

By Cliff Albright Walk into the home of Robert and Bertha Darden, and you are immediately surrounded by memories. Like many African American couples who have reached a certain age, the front room of their house is full of photos – of the...