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Evanston, Ill., Has A Reparations Plan

On NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Evanston, Illinois Alderwoman Robin Rue Simmons describes the town’s plan to use a portion of the taxes collected on the sale of recreational marijuana to help African American residents who are being priced out of…

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Infant mortality is about racism

At Ohio’s fourth biennial summit on infant mortality.  Speakers urged the attendees to look at infant mortality as a legacy of racism: African-American infants are dying at three times the rate of white babies in Ohio.  To read the newspaper…

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Two Americas: Upward Mobility for White vs. Black Children

A study from The Equality of Opportunity Project documents the on-going racial gap in upward mobility. “[R]acial differences in economic opportunity using data on 20 million children and their parents.  . . . show black children have much lower rates…

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