This study examined news coverage of race in connection with selected policy issues, with particular emphasis on the treatment of racial disparities. Coverage in 14 news outlets over a seven-week period was examined with special attention paid to racial differences related to education, employment, juvenile justice, and health care.
Moving Toward Collective Health and Prosperity Means Putting Hunger and Poverty in the Rearview Mirror
The terrain of public thinking about hunger and poverty is fraught with unhelpful assumptions and associations—including harmful, dehumanizing stereotypes. Fortunately, certain helpful public...
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.