Impact University: Race

Podcasts & Radio

The Problem We All Live With >

Hannah-Jones, Nikole. (2015-07-31, This American Life): Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at a district that, not long ago, accidentally launched a desegregation program.

Integration

Housing Bias and the Roots of Segregation >

Haberman, Clyde. (2016-09-19, The New York Times): In 1976, Chicago provided vouchers to African-American families to move into predominantly white suburbs. Retro Report examines what happened, and how it influences policy today.

Race

Race – The Power of an Illusion: How the Racial Wealth Gap Was Created >

Excerpts from California Newsreel's acclaimed three-part documentary series, Race-The Power of an Illusion.

Cultural Divide

Rural Divide >

DelReal, Jose and Clement, Scott. (2017-06-17, The Washington Post): New poll of rural Americans shows deep cultural divide with urban residents.

Diversity

What Biracial People Know >

Velasquez-Manoff, Moises. (2017-03-04, The New York Times): The research on the benefits of diversity does not bode well for our mostly white, mostly male administration.

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