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Building Racial Equity

People of all races and ethnicities deserve the right to live with dignity, health, and equal protections, as well as have the resources to succeed in business, property ownership, and civic participation. Protests against systemic racism have increased the need for acknowledgement, active listening, and policy changes to build a path to a more equitable and just world. These stories present social measures that work towards the dismantling of systemic racism.

  • Race relations and antiracism
  • Racial inequity in the U.S. criminal justice system
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    Policing the Police 2020
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    Will the Special Investigative Unit decrease gun violence in Flint?

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    Portland's High Stakes Experiment to Shrink the Role of Police in Fighting Gun Violence

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    NYPD Study: Implicit Bias Training Changes Minds, Not Necessarily Behavior

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    In CAHOOTS in Oregon

    In CAHOOTS in Oregon
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    Harris County's bail reforms let more people out of jail before trial without raising risk of reoffending

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    An Ohio county had the second-highest infant mortality rate in the nation. Then they started listening to Black moms.

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    Minnesota COVID-19 outreach focuses on vulnerable communities of color

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    Interest in Community Police Watch Training Soars as Courses Go Online

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    New York Police Change Attitudes After Implicit-Bias Training

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    How Angela Merkel's great migrant gamble paid off

    How Angela Merkel's great migrant gamble paid off
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    How do you teach antiracist curriculum to the youngest students?

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    Toward a Cure: Cities Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

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    Grounded by the pandemic, community groups are working to save Cleveland's Census

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    Can Prosecutors Be Taught to Avoid Jail Sentences?

    Can Prosecutors Be Taught to Avoid Jail Sentences?
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    Black Artists Find Ways to Make Their Voices Heard in Portland

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    How Teenage Activists Are Talking to Family About Racial Injustice

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    Nice White Parents: We Know It When We See It

    Nice White Parents: We Know It When We See It
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    Minnesota Freedom Fund Bails Out Those Who Can't Afford It

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    How a quarantine matchmaking project for Muslims found itself navigating anti-Blackness

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    ASU study: 'Team Kids' may improve perception of police through cop-kid activities

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    Roanoke man creates group to unite the region's Black fathers

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    Full-Circle Support

    Full-Circle Support
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