Archived articles

Race

Books
Native son
Published April 22, 2022
In 'Shelter,' JHU Professor of English and History Lawrence Jackson processes a homecoming to Baltimore
Tomorrow's changemakers
Published March 8, 2022
A new program developed by two Jhpiego board members fosters the next generation of activists
A world more complete
Published Aug 3, 2021
Historian Nathan D. Connolly investigates the brick wall of race, class, and real estate
Vaccination
Health disparities and the racial burden of COVID-19
Published June 25, 2021
With new evidence suggesting Black and Hispanic populations were disproportionately affected by the pandemic, experts weigh in on the importance of vaccination and addressing health disparities
The metamorphosis
Published Spring 2021
Lawrence T. Brown finds a metaphor of resistance while showing how segregation spread its wings through Baltimore / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Collaborating for change
Published March 10, 2021
March 11's debut concert of the Racial Justice Concert Series brings together Baltimore Ceasefire 365 and the Baltimore Boom Bap Society
Explorations of the past and present
Published Winter 2020
The seven short stories in "The Office of Historical Corrections," Danielle Evans' latest collection, revolve around characters wrestling with the long shadows of the past. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
SNF Agora Institute
How race is shaping the 2020 election
Published Nov 2, 2020
Scholars discuss the evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement, Donald Trump's political maneuvering, and historical precedents that shaped America
Health disparities
Hidden in plain sight
Published Fall 2020
An ambitious project developed in partnership with Johns Hopkins aims to identify unique health challenges of Black men / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Commentary
Using force to end protests may spark further violence
Published June 4, 2020
In 'Washington Post' op-ed, Stuart Schrader, an expert in racial inequality in the criminal justice system, decries viewing protests 'through the lens of war' / The Washington Post