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The Case for Racism Response Funds – A Collective Response to Racist Acts

The Case for Racism Response Funds – A Collective Response to Racist Acts

| July 20 2020

By Monica C. Bell (The Appeal) The catalogue of recorded moments when white people call the police to report Black and brown people for no good reason is so large, and growing so fast, that the response has become routine: A video is posted on...

Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon and Last Living Speaker at the March on Washington, Has Died

Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon and Last Living Speaker at the March on Washington, Has Died

| July 18 2020

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights leader who served in Congress since 1987, has died after a months-long battle with pancreatic cancer, Friday. He was 80. Lewis was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer on...

Systemic Changes Must Go Beyond Just Policing. Human and Social Services Need Reform, Too.

Systemic Changes Must Go Beyond Just Policing. Human and Social Services Need Reform, Too.

Articles | July 17 2020

By Nicole P. Marwell, Jennifer E. Mosley (Read...

L.A. Latino, Black Students Suffered Deep Disparities in Online Learning, Records Show

L.A. Latino, Black Students Suffered Deep Disparities in Online Learning, Records Show

| July 17 2020

By Paloma Esquivel, Howard Blume More than 50,000 Black and Latino middle and high school students in Los Angeles did not regularly participate in the school system’s main platform for virtual classrooms after campuses closed in March, a...

Reckoning with Race in Public Media

Reckoning with Race in Public Media

Articles | July 16 2020

By The Takeaway (Read...

‘All You Want Is to Be Believed’: The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care
Join Us on the Webinar (7/30) – Ending the Triple Pandemic: Advancing Racial Equity by Promoting Health, Economic Opportunity and Criminal Justice Reform

Join Us on the Webinar (7/30) – Ending the Triple Pandemic: Advancing Racial Equity by Promoting Health, Economic Opportunity and Criminal Justice Reform

Webinar | July 14 2020

Please join National Collaborative for Health Equity, Trust for America’s Health, American Public Health Association, and the NAACP, on July 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET for a congressional briefing titled, Ending the Triple Pandemic: Advancing Racial...

An Island Amid Mississippi’s Covid Madness

An Island Amid Mississippi’s Covid Madness

Articles | July 13 2020

By Makani Themba (Read...

Webinar: Advancing Health Equity During and Beyond COVID-19: Addressing Housing and Homelessness

Webinar: Advancing Health Equity During and Beyond COVID-19: Addressing Housing and Homelessness

Webinar | July 8 2020

Dialogue4Health Webinar Friday, 10:30AM – 12:00PM Pacific Time Presenters: Diane Yental, Sue Pechilio Polis, Gregory Miao, Bobby Watts Many Americans struggle to maintain a safe and healthy place to live. People who are housing insecure...

Bad Apples Come From Rotten Trees In Policing

Bad Apples Come From Rotten Trees In Policing

Articles | July 7 2020

By Rashawn Ray (Read...