Race and income disparities in healthcare, education, housing, and the workforce, unmasked by coronavirus.
By William Brangham, Alison Thoet
Even as the U.S. sets records for daily COVID-19 vaccinations, disparities in availability persist. We cover the stories of some medically vulnerable people, most of whom are still waiting for their shot. And for more on the reasons behind the…
By Michael Balsamo, Iris Samuels, Associated Press
The Justice Department has finalized its first plan to help address the problem of missing and murdered Native people on one of the largest reservations in Montana.
By Associated Press
WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said Thursday that "vaccine inequity" during the coronavirus pandemic demonstrates the need for developing nations to be able to make vaccines.
By John Yang, Gretchen Frazee, Lynsey Jeffery
With 9.5 million Americans, or 17 percent of tenants, in the U.S. still behind on their rent according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Biden administration on Monday extended a federal moratorium on evictions through the end of June. There…
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
The Biden administration is extending a federal moratorium on evictions of tenants who've fallen behind on rent during the coronavirus pandemic.
By PBS NewsHour
For more on the issue of split-verdict juries from our signature segment, wrongful convictions, and the inequities in the American criminal justice system, New Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams joined Hari Sreenivasan to discuss, including what happens to those…
While the COVID-19 pandemic has had dire economic consequences worldwide, its impact on women has been especially harsh, setting back strides made towards gender and economic equity. Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of TheSkimm, a digital media company aimed…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The expansion of the child tax credit, along with other measures, will cut childhood poverty in half this year, according to an analysis done by the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University.
By Laura Santhanam
Much data shows coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted people of color in the United States with severe outcomes and death.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to extend the application period for the Paycheck Protection Program until the end of May. Since the program began, over $700 billion have been distributed to small businesses to help cover losses during the…
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