Cultural centers take center stage in campus protests

Nov 23, 2015
Students protesting the racial climate on college campuses push for safe space.
Posted In: race, diversity, college, campus protest
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African-Americans paying higher auto insurance rates

Nov 18, 2015
A new report illuminates serious problems with auto insurance premiums that the CFA is urging legislators and regulators to address.
Posted In: auto insurance, race, consumer data, car insurance, African-Americans
Wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few.

It's official: The 1% own half the world's wealth

Oct 13, 2015
A global wealth report says ownership of stocks and bonds helps create inequality.
Posted In: inequality, race, wealth

The color of debt

Oct 8, 2015
How collection suits squeeze black neighborhoods: a ProPublica investigation with Marketplace.
Posted In: ProPublica, debt collection, race, auto loan, Credit Cards
Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, protested along West Florrisant Street in August this year in Ferguson, Missouri.

Ferguson Commission issues reform recommendations

Sep 14, 2015
The committee has released a report on how to address racial inequalities.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, race, police

Black Caucus and Silicon Valley talk minority hiring

Aug 4, 2015
Tech companies don't employ many blacks. Traditional hiring practices may need review.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, race, ethnicity, diversity, workplace diversity
Norman Williams is CEO of Illinois Service Federal Savings and Loan on Chicago's South Side.

Black-owned banks are dying. Here's why it matters.

Jul 2, 2015
Spoiler alert: Racism still exists. And research shows it affects lending.
Posted In: race, bank, Chicago, racism

Why it's difficult for minorities to become cops

May 29, 2015
Stigma and previous encounters with police are among the obstacles.
Posted In: ethnicity, race, police, recruiting, minority

Starbucks CEO wants us to Learn Together, too

Apr 7, 2015
After a controversial race campaign, Howard Schultz expands his education initiative.
Posted In: starbucks, college, campaign, race
Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures on stage during an Apple special event on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

The risks of being an activist CEO

Mar 30, 2015
Apple's Tim Cook planted a flag on gay rights on Monday, raising the ire of some shareholders.
Posted In: CEOs, Indiana, gay rights, gun control, race