Race and Education in North Carolina: From Segregation to Desegregation
Kids Don't Want to Fail
In Race and Education in North Carolina, John E. Batchelor, a former North Carolina school superintendent, offers a robust analysis of this sea change and the initiatives that comprised the gradual, and often reluctant, desegregation of the state’s public schools.
What You Need to Know About Globalization's Radical New Phase
Despite achieving less in school, black students value schooling more than their white counterparts do. Black kids perform badly in high school not because they don’t want to succeed but because they enter without the necessary skills.
Research closes racial gap and improves treatment rates for early stage lung cancer
We think that rather than signaling the death of globalization, the decline in the traditional metrics signals the birth of a radical new phase of globalization—one that rebalances geopolitics with geoeconomics.
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Simple steps put in place at Cone Health eliminated the disparity between black and white patients when it came to treating lung cancer.
Why The Academic Achievement Gap Is A Racist Idea
Award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi argues in Stamped from the Beginning, if we have any hope of grappling with this stark reality, we must first understand how racist ideas were developed, disseminated, and enshrined in American society.
Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem
“Standardized tests have become the most effective racist weapon ever devised to objectively degrade Black minds and legally exclude their bodies”
The Making of Ferguson
A new study out of Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.
The Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US Is an International Crisis
The conditions that created Ferguson cannot be addressed without remedying a century of public policies that segregated our metropolitan landscape. Remedies are unlikely if we fail to recognize these policies and how their effects have endured.
Man and Machine in Industry 4.0
A human rights framework will help the U.S. legal system and policymakers understand how many forms of discrimination—in this case gender, race and socioeconomic class—intersect to affect black women differently.
How will technology transform the industrial workforce by 2025?