In order to create safer, freer, more just, and more prosperous societies, policymakers and public leaders across the world must better understand and work to dismantle systemic racism and related forms of discrimination based on ethnicity, caste, and indigenous status.
Those with disabilities have a right to survive the coronavirus pandemic.
HKS Fellow Ariella Z. Barker writes about the impact the COVID-19 on disabled populations. Medical rationing measures during public health emergencies could have tragic consequences for these groups.
In what ways has gender inequality been exacerbated during the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and around the world? How does the intersection of race and gender compound these issues? How have women leaders responded to the pandemic?
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Race, Inequality, and American Democracy
The United States’ global dominance has long been the envy of the world. But the role of race to native born and newcomer alike has been treated often as aberrational, an unfortunate artifact of the nation’s past.
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