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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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    A Watchdog Accused Officers of Serious Misconduct. Few Were Punished.

    A Watchdog Accused Officers of Serious Miscondu...
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    Left in the Dark

    Left in the Dark
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    Rural Black Women Turn To Each Other, Mutual Aid And Activism To Survive COVID-19

    Rural Black Women Turn To Each Other, Mutual Ai...
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    How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health

    How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Ga...
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    Target Is Reopening Its Looted Store With Black Shoppers in Mind

    Target Is Reopening Its Looted Store With Black...
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    What happens after the police stop? People of color with disabilities face higher risks

    What happens after the police stop? People of c...
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    ‘Anti-racist coalition:' the movement to integrate public schools across the country

    ‘Anti-racist coalition:' the movement to integr...
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    Analyzing the risk

    Analyzing the risk
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    Los Angeles voters just delivered a huge win for the defund the police movement

    Los Angeles voters just delivered a huge win fo...
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    HIV/AIDS Network Helps Build Black Clevelanders' Trust In COVID-19 Studies

    HIV/AIDS Network Helps Build Black Clevelanders...
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    Cities deploy dedicated teams to combat racial disparities exposed by Covid

    Cities deploy dedicated teams to combat racial ...
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    'I'm not invisible': Kentucky millennials with felony records head to the polls for first time

    'I'm not invisible': Kentucky millennials with ...
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    How Cook County Jail Became the Country's First Jail-Based Polling Place

    How Cook County Jail Became the Country's First...
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    Philly police rebuffed offers from crisis response center to work together, director says

    Philly police rebuffed offers from crisis respo...
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    Racial disparities in LAPD stops fueled by failed crime-fighting strategy, audit finds

    Racial disparities in LAPD stops fueled by fail...
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    Unlike Vermont, New Hampshire state police don't collect racial data for arrests

    Unlike Vermont, New Hampshire state police don'...
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    9 Reasons to Eliminate Jaywalking Laws Now

    9 Reasons to Eliminate Jaywalking Laws Now
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    What Canada Can Teach America about Racial Reconciliation

    What Canada Can Teach America about Racial Reco...
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    We Hear You

    We Hear You
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    San Francisco Doula Program Tackles Birth Equity and Economic Justice in One Fell Swoop

    San Francisco Doula Program Tackles Birth Equit...
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    In San Diego, Black Muslims are working to expand voting access in jails

    In San Diego, Black Muslims are working to expa...
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    Illinois advocates work to ensure ballot access for jail voters during pandemic

    Illinois advocates work to ensure ballot access...
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    As Trump Blames 'The Chinese Virus,' These Asian American Women Won't Stand For The Racism

    As Trump Blames 'The Chinese Virus,' These Asia...
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    Training police to patrol each other

    Training police to patrol each other
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    How diverse is your government? These two laws changed who holds power in California

    How diverse is your government? These two laws ...
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