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Who gets to decide what “feminism” looks like?

Jan 5, 2021
Read an excerpt from the new book “White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind,” by Koa Beck.
"Like any sorority, white feminism does have specific parameters for anyone who wants to join their cause," writes Beck. "Just ask those beyond the parameters." Above, a woman removes two masks after disinfecting a hospital room used by a COVID-19 patient.
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People of color more at risk of COVID-19 spread at work

Dec 3, 2020
The Urban Institute says more than half of Black, Latinx and Native American workers have jobs that put them at a greater risk.
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When it comes to traditional business loans, non-white and women entrepreneurs are being left behind

May 25, 2018
Despite Texas’ reputation as a business-friendly state, a survey last year from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas found access to capital is the number one concern for women and non-white small business owners in the state.   There’s a good reason for that. According to the U.S. Minority Business Development Agency, people of color are three […]

Half of white millennials say discrimination against whites is as big a problem as discrimination against people of color

Nov 8, 2017
The numbers go up when including millennial Trump voters, according to a new GenForward survey.
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Our economy isn't where it should be, former New Orleans mayor says

May 31, 2017
Marc Morial, the president of National Urban League, says the U.S. needs to improve on home ownership and income inequality.
Maceo Grigsby, a homeless man, sits by a waterfront in San Francisco, California.
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