Tag: racial inequality
Connecticut’s Baby Bond program, which launches in July, and similar proposals across the country show that we may finally be willing to take the next step.
The message to Black Americans expecting more progress has largely been to wait—for a better political opportunity, for the racial wealth gap to widen, for another Black American to die at the hands of the police.
Unequal schools are one of many manifestations of systemic racism. Changing the way schools are financed and homeowners are taxed can be a vehicle for reparations.
There are some bright spots and plenty of options for reform that could make them more effective.
The scale of the economic insecurity we’ve measured among older adults of color shows how critical government support can be to people living near the financial edge.
“There is evidence that Black people have three times the hazard from long-term exposure to fine particles [soot] than the general population."
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