January 16, 2019 | 90 years after King was born, the racial wealth divide is actually growing — which drags down the entire economy.
Articles by Jessicah Pierre
October 31, 2018 | The president is putting up a dirty fight to maintain the Republican majority in Congress.
September 19, 2018 | The company has made millions off Colin Kaepernick's message. That money should go right back to the cause that message supports.
August 3, 2018 | It takes the typical black woman 20 months to earn what a white male worker earns in a single year.
June 20, 2018 | Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in America. But with over 2 million of us behind bars, has it really ended — or just transformed?
May 16, 2018 | Poor people of all races are shifting the national conversation on poverty and race from "right vs. left" to "right vs. wrong."
April 4, 2018 | The late leader didn't just criticize racial segregation. He called for an end to economic injustice.
February 21, 2018 | The chronic stress of racism endangers black moms of all kinds — from Serena Williams to Erica Garner.
January 17, 2018 | America has a history of looking to black women to save Americans from themselves — while not recognizing or respecting their efforts.
December 13, 2017 | For 60,000 Haitian immigrants, this holiday season is filled with fear and uncertainty.
November 1, 2017 | The United States is one of the top incarcerators of women in the world, which breaks up families and endangers children.
October 4, 2017 | NFL owners have banded together against Trump’s divisive comments, but will they put their money where their mouth is?
August 16, 2017 | Enrollment rates are still higher for whites than blacks or Latinos. Now is the worst time to roll back affirmative action.
July 19, 2017 | Women owe two-thirds of the nation’s outstanding $1.3 trillion student loan debt.
June 14, 2017 | Even over 150 years after slavery, black families still lag centuries behind whites in household wealth.