Issues / Poverty
Despite better numbers, the latest census data leaves much to be desired for closing the racial wage, wealth, and opportunity gaps in the United States.
Punitive school policies are funneling children – especially African-Americans – out of the classroom and into jail cells.
Student debt can make any career path perilous — especially if you change your mind.
If the current trend continues, it will take black families 228 years to catch up to the current wealth of the average white family.
A new UNICEF report shows the U.S. lagging behind countries like Turkey and Slovakia on efforts to reduce childhood inequality, even as it ranks No. 1 in wealth.
Tax policy and police brutality are inextricably linked, yet no one's talking about it. Here's why they should.
State-sanctioned racial oppression is achieved through a new kind of slavery.
Here are five key quotes from the encyclical that will shake up the global climate debate.
Violence is structured into the everyday institutional practices of all oppressive societies, not simply an aspect of the resistance of the oppressed.
We've created a perfect storm of poverty, fear, social control and racially charged policing.