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Communities of Color

How The EPA Clean Power Rule Could Help Communities Of Color

Manuel Pastor | Posted 06.27.2014 | Green
Manuel Pastor

While the Black Chamber's opposition may be sincere, it also provides big business advocates with a bit of diversity cover -- striking since people of color actually stand the most to gain from the short-term public health benefits of the rule.

Drone World

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

In the not so distant future, America's skies will be full of . . . drones. What could go wrong? "Although the prospect of drones flying over U.S. c...

Janell Ross

Feds Launch Probe Of Wells Fargo Housing Practices

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Wells Fargo & Co., the nation's largest mortgage lender, is facing the second of at least two federal probes into how it treats minority borrowers and...

Dr. Robert D. Bullard: Justice for Our Children

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Our talk covered topics from the genesis of his career as the "Father of Environmental Justice," to the role that women and mothers have played in the struggle for the health of the planet.

NYC Wins Award for the Most Marijuana Arrests in the World

Jesse Levine | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York
Jesse Levine

Community leaders, drug policy reform advocates and two members of the City Council gave a satirical award to Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday for making New York City the "Marijuana Arrest Capitol Of The World."

How Credit Scores Disproportionately Hurt Communities of Color

Preeti Vissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Preeti Vissa

Credit scores contributed to the disproportionate effect the foreclosure crisis had on minorities. What's more, they also have the potential to pound communities of color even further.

What Progressives Must Learn from the ACORN Debacle

Rinku Sen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rinku Sen

The attack on ACORN isn't about ACORN alone. It's an element of a conservative strategy to discredit the Obama administration, destroy organizing capacity among progressives and quiet voices for change.

Lessons From Black History: Obama's First Year Is 'Back to the Future'

Maya Wiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maya Wiley

Obama's first year in office has been defined by very real concerns -- getting and keeping jobs, providing the health care we need. But these real concerns, coupled with a black president, have prompted prejudice.

Beyond the Noise -- 12 Quiet Ways Obama is Building a More Equitable America

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Angela Glover Blackwell

Quietly, under-the-radar and away from the cameras, the Obama Administration has been diligently working to lay the foundation for a more vibrant and equitable America.