Impact University: Race

Public Policy

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.

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.


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.

Criminal Justice

Unequal Sentences for Blacks and Whites >

Editorial Board. (2016-12-17, The New York Times): A Florida newspaper exposes a judicial system where skin color determines time behind bars.

Criminal Justice

After High-Profile Shootings, Blacks Seek Prosecutor Seats >

Alcindor, Y. (2016-11-05, The New York Times): "Black lawyers, racial justice groups and liberal donors, led by the hedge fund billionaire George Soros, are combining forces to try to propel more African-American district attorneys into office."

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