Many companies are tweeting about their commitment to racial equity, but not practicing it in their own staffing.
Here’s my proposal: give $20,000 to every American with an enslaved ancestor, every year, for 20 years. We can afford it
The Hollywood actor spoke at an Evanston townhall in support of a new policy to use revenue from marijuana legalization to narrow racial economic gaps.
It’s time to heal the deep wounds of racism — not only to ensure equity for African Americans, but for our entire economy.
The House Judiciary Committee finally debated HR 40, which would form a commission to study the legacy of U.S. slavery — and how to make reparations for it.
Reparations need to be part of this discussion, but we should also look at policies that would turn around our regressive economy for all Americans.
The deep and persistent racial wealth divide will not close without bold, structural reform.
A tax on concentrated would have a positive impact on the economy for everyone, reducing the racialized, distorting impact of concentrated wealth.
It’s simply not true that race plays less of a role in economic inequality than it did in previous generations, Josh Hoxie tells the Real News Network.
This UN presence marks another important step forward to obtaining true independent oversight and justice for many who have lost their families to anti-Black police terrorism.
The British government’s offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.
It didn’t take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a “dumb war.” But dumb wasn’t the half of it.