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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
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