Archived articles

Racism

Politics
White supremacy, political violence, and firearms
Published Nov 3, 2022
Policy experts, including U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, convene to discuss armed intimidation in the political process as Americans go to the polls for midterms
Books
Native son
Published April 22, 2022
In 'Shelter,' JHU Professor of English and History Lawrence Jackson processes a homecoming to Baltimore
MLK Jr. Commemoration
Isabel Wilkerson on the American caste system
Published Jan 12, 2022
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited Johns Hopkins for a virtual discussion of social hierarchies in the United States
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
Commentary
Johns Hopkins engineer joins call to fund Black scientists
Published Jan 26, 2021
Muyinatu Bell co-authors commentary with women colleagues from institutions across the U.S. to shine light on funding disparities
Health equity
The silver lining of COVID-19's dark clouds
Published Aug 25, 2020
Johns Hopkins expert in health disparities discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has shed light on the vulnerabilities of communities of color and the need to better protect everyone's health
Faith leaders discuss racism, police brutality
Published June 8, 2020
In a panel facilitated by the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore clergy members discuss faith during times of crisis
History
Medicine and race
Published Spring 2018
Hopkins alum's new book examines racist medical ideas about blackness that were used to justify slavery and still influence medical disparities today / Johns Hopkins Magazine
MLK Commemoration
Civil rights icon Minnijean Brown Trickey headlines annual event
Published Jan 9, 2018
She was a member of the Little Rock Nine, nine teens selected to desegregate Central High School in Arkansas in 1957 after Brown v. Board of Education decision
Racial justice
The 'paper-rock-scissors' view of Charlottesville
Published Aug 15, 2017
In commentary, historian N.D.B. Connolly puts America's legacy of white supremacy into context of childhood game / The Washington Post