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With a Focus on Equity, Geography No Longer Has To Be Destiny Article
A father and son pick raspberries at an orchard in Michigan, July 2008. (Getty/Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group)

With a Focus on Equity, Geography No Longer Has To Be Destiny

With the rural-urban divide in the headlines, it is time to address long-standing inequities by building a more comprehensive equity analysis.

Olugbenga Ajilore, Katrina Badger

Centering Racial Equity in a New Administration Report

Centering Racial Equity in a New Administration

With a new administration set to lead the U.S. federal government, and in the midst of a pandemic that has exposed the many layers of racial inequality in this country, it is time to finally put infrastructure in place to achieve equity for Black Americans and communities of color.

Danyelle Solomon, Lily Roberts

The Pandemic Has Exacerbated Housing Instability for Renters of Color Report
Housing activists gather in the Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, on July 31, 2020. (Getty/Scott Heins)

The Pandemic Has Exacerbated Housing Instability for Renters of Color

Hardships disproportionately faced by communities of color are being exacerbated by the pandemic and require an equitable recovery that reconciles past harms while also providing solutions for current and future challenges.

Jaboa Lake

A Blueprint for Revamping the Minority Business Development Agency Report

A Blueprint for Revamping the Minority Business Development Agency

The Minority Business Development Agency has tremendous potential to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity in Black communities.

Connor Maxwell, Darrick Hamilton, Andre M. Perry, 1 More Danyelle Solomon

On the Frontlines at Work and at Home: The Disproportionate Economic Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Women of Color Report
A grocery store worker stands behind a protective plastic screen as she works the cashier at a supermarket in Miami, April 2020.

On the Frontlines at Work and at Home: The Disproportionate Economic Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Women of Color

Too little attention has been paid to the consequences of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic for women of color, even as it exacerbates existing disparities and further undermines their families’ economic stability and survival.

Jocelyn Frye

The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Racial Wealth Gap Article
U.S. dollar banknotes are shown in Washington, D.C.,  March 2020. (Getty/Liu Jie)

The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Racial Wealth Gap

The unjust racial wealth gap leaves Black and Latinx communities especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus.

Danyelle Solomon, Darrick Hamilton

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