This article illustrates the arch of the history of people of color and how it predates encounters with colonizers and enslavers. It is a fascinating missing piece of history that affirms humanity and depicts one of many advanced African societies and cultures.
By Jonathon L. Earle, Politico
The economic growth of the Latino population is a driving force in the American economy, but Latinos continue to be extensively underserved. Their contributions to the U.S. economy must be recognized, and paths to eliminate barriers they face prioritized.
By Florencia Velasco Fortner, The Dallas Morning News
Native Americans continue to be disproportionately underrepresented in the U.S. economy, and barriers to mortgage loans perpetuate this inequity.
By Jason Richardson, NCRC
By Jens Manuel Krogstad and Kiana Cox, Pew Research Center
Native American tribes across the US tapping into about $20 billion in pandemic relief for economic and social recovery project is but a fraction of the resources, lands and traditions that was stolen from them.
By Sri Taylor, Bloomberg
One painfully clear reality about infant mortality shared across developing and developed nations1 is this: Black babies die at higher rates than White babies. Even in the US, where the infant death rates for all age groups is shown to be dropping, Black infants still die at twice the rate as White infants.
By Haley Weiss, Fatherly
The massive blizzard in Buffalo, New York — which so far has claimed the lives of at least 39 people in Erie County, 31 of them just in Buffalo — has highlighted enduring racial and economic divides, as most victims are people of color.
By Charles M. Blow, Undark
Check out the costs of racial discrimination in the labor market.
By Sara Henning-Stout, Science Magazine
Dr. Gail Christopher, NCHE’s ED, and her daughter Heather McGhee spoke to students, administrators, staff, and faculty about racial healing, hope, and the “solidarity dividend”. The event was tied with UNIV 101: Let’s Talk About Race, a university-wide course that was piloted last year. They both answered questions about grassroots advocacy and organizing.