Race & Equity

Lunar New Year Offers a Chance to Reflect on Asian American History

The first day of January marks the start of a new year for many, but…

The Hidden Cost of Cheap Meal Deals

Families struggling to make ends meet, especially around the holidays, are understandably drawn to cheap…

Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” Should Be Mandatory in Higher Ed

A research nonprofit called Open Syllabus collected more than 15 million class syllabi from colleges…

An educational intervention that can lengthen life expectancy for black youth

Black-American women with PhDs die earlier than white women who are high school dropouts. This…

DIVERSITY!

The words “diversity, equity, and inclusion” love to be thrown around by all manner of…

DEI On The Line: How To Move from Failure To Meaningful Change

In the recent aftermath of MSNBC abruptly cutting ties with Tiffany Cross, host of The Cross…

It is time to start considering the benefits of a 4-day work week for low-wage frontline workers

More than three dozen companies in the U.S. and Canada are joining a total of…

Why Black Preschoolers Are Still Being Expelled at Staggering Rates

As the holiday season approaches, many preschool children will get to spend extra time with…

The American Education System is Failing Black and Brown Children

The United States sits in first place for highest incarceration rates in the world. There…

Book Bans are about More than Books. It Bans Students’ Exposure to Marginalized Others.

A recent report indicated that the United States has an exponentiating number of book bans.  Over…

Wealth does not protect Black Americans from poor health— in some ways, it may make them sicker.

Fans got emotional as Serena Williams played in the U.S. Open recently for likely the final time, and…

STOP THE MADNESS: UKRAINE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHOULD PROMPT ACTION TO SUPPORT VITAL WORKERS

Horrific conditions facing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) was in the news again.…

“I Don’t See Colour”

Colour-blindness is the belief that there are no differences between different races and ethnicities; therefore,…

I’m an Environmental Educator. Attacks on CRT Also Threaten Environmental Justice Education.

Teachers have been leading the only national protests about anti-history education and anti-Critical Race Theory…

National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week is June 16-22

The unique intersection between Black Americans and cancer is a topic we can no longer…