As More Americans Are Being Lifted Out of Poverty, the Racial Wealth Gap Persists
An annual Federal Reserve Board report found that more Americans are financially secure in 2018. Most of them are white.
Air Pollution May Negatively Affect 'Every Organ' in the Human Body
A new report finds that inhaling air pollution doesn't just impact the heart and lungs: It can damage all parts of the body, and cause or worsen diseases.
African-American Farmers Make Up Less Than 2 Percent of All U.S. Farmers
A new report finds that racial discrimination within USDA programs is responsible for this decline.
Why Racial Economic Disparity Keeps Growing in the U.S.
A new report highlights how little progress the country has made in addressing racial wealth inequality.
North Carolina's Environmental History Is Littered With Racial Injustice
In Duplin County, residents have suffered as a result of their proximity to animal feeding operations, and that is only being exacerbated by the fallout from Hurricane Florence.
Black Students Are Disproportionately Disciplined in Public Schools
A study by the Government Accountability Office finds that black students, boys, and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined.
The Rise of the 1 Percent Negates Any Progress in the Racial Income Gap
The income gap has been virtually unchanged for the last 50 years, and rising income inequality is part of the reason why.
In Chicago, Black Breast Cancer Mortality Rates Are Dropping Dramatically
While other major U.S. cities see the disparity in outcomes between black and white women battling breast cancer grow, a unique program in Chicago has reversed the trend.
Four Figures That Explain Racial Inequality in America
A new report looks at gaps in income, education, and wealth over the last 50 years.
Meet One of the Women Who Created a Black Lives Matter Textbook for Middle Schoolers
"Historians will teach something that was extremely inflammatory at the time, but we're far away from it now. They don't get the kind of heat that I get."