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July 23, 2021 | 0 comments
As new programs attemp to reinvent policing, the danger is repeating old disparities through new methods, one expert says.
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July 23, 2021 | 0 comments
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Arkansas has shed light on the health disparities in the Delta areas, where once-thriving cities have become zones in need of assistance.
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July 23, 2021 | 0 comments
"Black people are being screwed out of their rightful place in cannabis," writes 2021 National Fellow Donnell Alexander.
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July 22, 2021 | 0 comments
The powerhouse reporting team shares the story behind the story, and offers sage reporting tips along the way.
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July 22, 2021 | 0 comments
Community organizers fear south Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is about to be hit with a tsunami of evictions and mortgage foreclosures as pandemic-related moratoriums lift.
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July 22, 2021 | 0 comments
Two of the largest tribal nations in Oklahoma are spending more on their mental health programs, hoping it will cut down on crime and incarceration.
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July 21, 2021 | 0 comments
Because of stiff penalties and a backlogged state hospital system, relatively minor assaults can turn into extended legal debacles for those with mental illness in Texas.
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July 21, 2021 | 0 comments
Three journalists share advice on listening to community voices and avoiding the specter of "poverty porn."
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July 21, 2021 | 0 comments
In rural Alaska, where the population is largely Indigenous, inadequate water and sanitation and overcrowded housing conditions have furthered the spread of COVID-19.
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July 20, 2021 | 0 comments
The biotech billionaire sits down with NYT health and science writer Pam Belluck to reflect on what we've learned and the big stories to come.
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July 20, 2021 | 0 comments
Arline C. Geronimus explains how she developed her influential theory of "weathering," while Issac Bailey shares his own shock of recognition.
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July 20, 2021 | 0 comments
“The U.S. is in a state of emergency for children’s mental health — and if it is not addressed, kids will have chronic mental health problems that will affect generations to come,” a child... more
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July 20, 2021 | 0 comments
From school discipline to foster care to juvenile justice, advocates point to widespread inequities for Native American girls.
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July 19, 2021 | 0 comments
Overdose fatalities rose in 2020, with Black people at high risk; cases on the rise, but vaccines remain politicized; Pfizer's booster remains uncertain.
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July 19, 2021 | 0 comments
Alzheimer’s affects older Black and Hispanic people at much higher rates than whites, but it's largely undiagnosed and untreated in these communities.

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