Inequality

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Yesterday’s terror at the U.S. Capitol was yet another example of whiteness’ thievery

Insurrectionists inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Photo: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images


Spoiler alert: Having intergenerational wealth helps a lot

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., hold a press conference in the Dirksen Senate Office Buidling to introduce the Student Loan Debt Relief Act to cancel student loan debt for millions of Americans on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images


His refusal to wear a mask and social distance comes at expense of his Black and Brown labor force

President Donald Trump removes his mask upon his return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 5, 2020. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images


The heightened awareness of racism and impact of Covid-19 reveal a bigger workplace division between Black and White employees

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MONITOR

We are living in a world where Black people in masks are racially profiled, but Whites with guns are not

A black man poses for the photo wearing a dark hoodie, black face mask, beanie.
A black man poses for the photo wearing a dark hoodie, black face mask, beanie.
Man poses for a photo wearing a black hoodie, gray beanie and a black face mask on April 28, 2020 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. Photo: Jared Siskin/Getty Images


The city is a virus hotspot, with the Black community at its center

Two Henry Ford health care workers wait outside temporary tents outside of Henry Ford Hospital on April 8, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. There are reportedly more than 700 Henry Ford Health System workers who have tested positive for COVID-19. Over 20,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the state. Photo: Elaine Cromie/Getty Images


The hit show took on the intersections of racism, White privilege, and motherhood

A screenshot from ‘Little Fires Everywhere.’
A screenshot from ‘Little Fires Everywhere.’
Photo courtesy of Hulu.


Our well-intentioned attempts to serve Black and Brown people barely made an impact

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Why do disadvantaged people spend money on status symbols? For the same reason we all do.

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