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Why We Need More Close Interracial Friendships (And Why We’re Bad At Them)

Why We Need More Close Interracial Friendships (And Why We’re Bad At Them)

The sad reality is that, as adults, we tend to be racially segregated in our friendships, just as we are in our neighborhoods. While interracial frien [...]
Coronavirus Forcing Many Women and People of Color to Retire

Coronavirus Forcing Many Women and People of Color to Retire

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many older U.S. workers into early retirement, with women and men of color exiting the nation's labor force at dis [...]
How One of America’s Whitest Cities Became the Center of the B.L.M Protests

How One of America’s Whitest Cities Became the Center of the B.L.M Protests

In a state with a brutal racist history, the Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Ore., have been overwhelmingly attended by white demonstrators. [...]
Here Are Seven Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Connected to Slavery

Here Are Seven Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Connected to Slavery

As protesters across the United States continue calling for an end to police brutality and racial injustice, organizations are coming to terms with th [...]
Young Workers Hit Hardest by COVID

Young Workers Hit Hardest by COVID

COVID-19 restrictions has caused an unemployment boom in the country that’s rivaled only by the Great Depression nearly a century ago. People from [...]
44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in This Country

44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in This Country

In my years as a mental health reporter and editor, I’ve been heartened to slowly see the collection of mental health resources for Black people start [...]
Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak continues to have far-reaching health and economic consequences for the American public. But for many, especially Black and A [...]
Amid Social Justice Protests, Another Wave of Reckonings Hits the Restaurant Industry

Amid Social Justice Protests, Another Wave of Reckonings Hits the Restaurant Industry

In several cities, chefs are using social media to share worker stories of racism, sexism, and toxic workplaces The Black Lives Matter movement has [...]
Viral Photo Shows Line of White Women Between Police, Black Protesters at Rally

Viral Photo Shows Line of White Women Between Police, Black Protesters at Rally

East Oakland activist John Jones III has a request for white people who want to show their support at demonstrations against racism: “Don’t hold up a [...]
Zooming’ While Black During the Pandemic

Zooming’ While Black During the Pandemic

Videoconferencing from our private spaces opens a lens on cultural authenticity, professional image, workplace code-switching and white privilege. Rea [...]
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