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Friday, November 10, 2017

Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump

Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump:

You can't say Andrea Anthony didn't try. A 37-year-old African American woman with an infectious smile, Anthony had voted in every major election since she was 18. via Pocket

Friday, November 03, 2017

America is facing an epistemic crisis

America is facing an epistemic crisis:

Over at the Gothamist, Jake Offenhartz has an astounding and richly symbolic story about the latest bit of "fake news" burped up by the alt-right. [Ugh, that link now goes to the "Gothamist is dead" page. Here's a Jesse Singal story about the incident.] via Pocket

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The research is clear: Waiting periods can curb gun deaths

The research is clear: Waiting periods can curb gun deaths:

It's no secret this country is extraordinarily divided on the issue of gun rights, and common ground has been hard to come by. via Pocket

Friday, October 20, 2017

How test scores can block black students from the University of Minnesota

How test scores can block black students from the University of Minnesota:

The University of Minnesota is currently sponsoring an exhibit that examines the actions of university administrators from several decades ago. via Pocket

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Trump Administration Puts on Hold an Obama-Era Desegregation Effort

Trump Administration Puts on Hold an Obama-Era Desegregation Effort:

The rule would have helped poor Americans move to more expensive neighborhoods with better schools. The zip code where a child grows up can have a huge effect on that kid's entire life. via Pocket

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The Resegregation of Jefferson County

The Resegregation of Jefferson County:

In 2013, a flier began making the rounds in Gardendale, Ala., a suburb of Birmingham. via Pocket

Monday, September 18, 2017

Whites Have Huge Wealth Edge Over Blacks (but Don’t Know It)

Whites Have Huge Wealth Edge Over Blacks (but Don't Know It):

For every $100 earned by an average white family, how much do you think is earned by an average black family? Wrong. You're actually too pessimistic. Black families in America earn $57.30 for every $100 in white family income. via Pocket