Archived articles

Race

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
Voices of Color
Lifting the voices of women of color
Published March 29, 2019
Networking event brings together current and former students, faculty, and staff to share strategies to promote mental health and wellness
Race in America
Marc Morial on race and health equity
Published March 15, 2019
President of the National Urban League visits Hopkins as part of the JHU Forums on Race in America series
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