institutional-racism

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Mass shootings destroy lives and perpetuate institutional racism against Black and Brown Americans | Opinion

BY: - April 4, 2021

When one group of gun violence victims garners condemnation while another group doesn’t, it is simply another form of structural racism.

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Allison Davis: The forgotten Black scholar who studied – and faced – structural racism in 1940s America | Opinion

BY: - February 4, 2021

W. Allison Davis (1902-1983) came of age in the generation after Woodson, but he was precisely the type of exceptional black person whom Woodson liked to uphold as evidence of black intelligence, civility and achievement.

Systemic racism still festering inside city’s courts, Black judges say during legislative hearing

BY: - December 9, 2020

By Michael D’Onofrio Legislators unloaded on the leaders of the city’s court system Monday for their absence from a hearing on a bombshell report that detailed a “troubling pattern of racial resentment” and nepotism in the courts. Court of Common Pleas President Judge Idee C. Fox drew the ire of legislators for her refusal to […]

Drexel Univ. gets $9M million gift establishing new center on racism and health

BY: - December 4, 2020

The new center will leverage strengths across the Dornsife School’s departments, the Urban Health Collaborative and many partners across the university to elevate work on racial health inequities.