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RACE WEALTH GAP
50 Years After the March on Washington: The Growing Racial Wealth Divide
Director of the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative and Host of th...
Many of the demands advanced at the 1963 March on Washington led to considerable gains for African Americans. However, with respect to the wealth -- the area that impacts economic mobility the most -- African Americans are actually losing ground.
What Does Barack Obama Owe The Black Community?
Gregory D. Squires
Professor, Sociology and Public Policy at George Washington Un...
Obama owes quite a bit to the black community, but not because of the vote, his color or even the presumably more liberal politics of his Democratic Party but because the federal government, among others, has an obligation to address the continuing significance of race in America.
'Employment Discrimination 2.0' And What Obama Can Do About It In His Second Term
Political Analyst and Civil Rights Activist
As a candidate Obama promised to focus on jobs. In direct contrast to his opponent, he pledged to lift all boats -- especially those boats that had gotten stuck in the mud. Now that he is about to begin his second term, the black community is watching to see how he will follow through.
Exploring My Racial Identity
As one of the youngest reporters at the Democratic National Convention, I realized my racial identity sitting in the press box at INVESCO field as I watched as a man who eventually would lead this nation speak.
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