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By Paul Solman, Ryan Connelly Holmes
Since 2005, the National Urban League has released an annual "Equality Index" to compare how Black Americans are doing in comparison to white Americans. This year, the index shows that Black Americans get only 73.9 percent of what white Americans…
By John Yang, Matt Loffman
Without permanent relief, many Americans are stuck with thousands of dollars of debt, hindering their abilities to plan for the future and invest in assets that would help grow intergenerational wealth.
By Hannah Grabenstein, Saher Khan
In this next installment of our series, “Roads to Recovery,” Christopher Booker reports on efforts to reform Connecticut's land use laws, and the complicated mix of history, politics, and racial dynamics that impact who gets to live where. Advocates say…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
President Biden is moving on new fronts in his latest spate of policy actions Tuesday that include boosting COVID vaccine supplies and addressing racial equity. Biden's actions come as the U.S. Senate gears up to put his predecessor on trial.
By Associated Press
A task force commissioned by the Washington, D.C., government has recommended renaming, relocating or adding context to dozens of monuments, schools, parks and buildings because of their namesakes' participation in slavery or racial oppression.
By Yamiche Alcindor
President Trump visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, a day after defending a supporter who allegedly killed two people there. Kenosha erupted in outrage after police shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, in the back, reportedly leaving him paralyzed. During Trump's visit, which…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids. Black children were hospitalized at a rate five times higher. The second report examined cases of a rare virus-associated syndrome in kids. Nearly three-quarters of the children…
By Will Weissert, Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Joe Biden has unveiled a plan to ensure that the nation's post-pandemic economic recovery is built around promoting racial equality and promising to drastically spur investment in Black-owned small businesses.
By PBS NewsHour
As coronavirus cases disproportionately impact communities of color, several local and state officials have declared racism a public health crisis. Rhea Boyd, a public health advocate joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the structural racism in America’s healthcare system and how…
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