In our new report, “Still A Dream,” we note progress—alongside some humbling findings about how far we have to go.
Exploring the burgeoning movement to organize the rich for our common good.
Sixty years after Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, our racial economic divide is vast as ever. But it can still be closed — and quickly.
60 years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the racial wealth divide persists.
Sixty Years After MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech, New Report Projects Over 500 Years To Achieve Black Economic Equality
Sixty years without substantially narrowing the Black-white wealth divide is a policy failure. But just as federal policy helped create the racial wealth gap, it can also help close it.
Congress should establish a national commission to examine the legacy of slavery and propose reparations funded by breaking up concentrated wealth in the United States.
While our federal government backtracks, state and local lawmakers are increasingly taking action to repair racial divides through policies designed to address racial inequality.
We praise charity efforts to combat climate change in countries like Bangladesh as generous, without critiquing why they are made necessary in the first place.
One state’s “Baby Bonds” program should be a model for the whole country.
The Ukraine Solidarity Network believes that the victims of aggression have every right to defend themselves and should receive the support of those who support national self-determination and justice.
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.