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race

Economics
Black students who have a black teacher more likely to go to college
Published Nov 12, 2018
Positive outcomes sparked by same-race role models can last into adulthood and potentially shrink the educational attainment gap, study finds
Commentary
A pattern of 'maximum tolerance'
Published Oct 1, 2018
Kavanaugh hearings reveal a discrepancy in how affluent white offenders experience criminal justice system in America, sociologist Vesla Weaver writes / Vox.com
RACE FORUMS
Women of color and public policy
Published Sept 17, 2018
'Women of color are no longer leading resistance from the margins,' says adjunct lecturer Chiedo Nwankwor, who will speak during a JHU Forums on Race in America event on Wednesday
Sociology
The many faces of marriage
Published Summer 2018
Study from Hopkins sociologist Katrina Bell McDonald challenges the notion that black people avoid marriage / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Economics and race
The boomerang generation
Published May 7, 2018
The economy kept black and white young adults from leaving the nest, but for two very different reasons, study finds
Reflecting on Charlottesville
Published Sept 28, 2017
Hopkins hosts Virginia faith leader for discussion of contentious August rallies and their aftermath, free speech, and the politics of disempowerment
The lonely crusader
Published Fall 2017
Lawrence Jackson profiles the work of Chester Himes, who all but invented the black crime novel / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Music
Art, ethics, and activism
Published Jan 17, 2017
In 'Unseen,' Peabody composer Judah Adashi explores the life and death of Kalief Browder / Bioethics Bulletin
Education
Still pertinent after 50 years
Published Winter 2016
The Coleman Report set the standard for the study of public education / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Redlining Baltimore
Discussing discrimination, past and present
Published April 7, 2016
JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative hosts first of four conversations on Baltimore's deep-seated race issues