This report examines the numerous ways in which of race is presented to readers, directly and indirectly, in the nation’s newspapers. The patterns of communication examined in this paper reveal a cognitive and cultural minefield through which it is challenging to find a constructive path, even for careful news writers, experts and advocates.
The Terrain of Spatial Justice
Racism is built into places. It shapes who can live where, how resources are distributed, who gets a say over what happens in places, and more. Places in the United States reflect, perpetuate, and...
Navigating Cultural Mindsets of Race and Place in the United States
The places where we live shape our lives. Structural racism has shaped and continues to shape where and how Americans live.
Using narrative to shift mindsets and make change
Three dominant American cultural mindsets block progress on a wide range of progressive issues. Understanding these mindsets and how they are activated is key in developing strategies to counter...