Brows furrowed, eyes focused, I was busy concentrating on my latest artistic masterpiece. As my hands carefully guided the acrylic paint across the canvas with the stroke of a brush, I became aware of a classmate standing nearby silently contemplating my subject. I paused and gave him a quizzical look. After all, my ninth grade art class was in full swing and we were supposed to be focused on our own work. Was there something that I could help him with? As if reading my mind, he said, "Why do you always paint black people?"
In the wake of health care reform, one of the key health equity issues that needs to be fully addressed is the collection and reporting of data on demographic variables for electronic health records (EHR), particularly for racial and ethnic minority groups. This is a critical issue because without comprehensive data, we are unable to accurately identify and track the disparities in health status and care among vulnerable populations.
GlobalPolicy.TV is pleased to bring you the third article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans see race too much – or not enough?
GlobalPolicy.TV, is pleased to bring you the second article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans see race too much – or not enough? This special report was originally published by The American Prospect and Demos, in their April 2011 issue, and is reprinted here with permission. This special report was funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Polling Prejudice, by Taeku Lee, takes a look at how polling is impacted by race and how those messages can perpetuate racism.
In evaluating the state of racism in 21st century America, some of the greatest change is coming from youth leaders. GlobalPolicy.TV, with permission is bringing you the second article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans See Race Too Much – or Not Enough? published by The American Prospect and Demos, in their April 2011 issue. This special report was funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
The following collection of essays offers a fresh assessment of the nature of racism in 21st-century America and an examination of opportunities for healing it. The subject could not be more important. In many ways, race is a stain that runs across the entire fabric of American history almost from the beginning of European entry to the New World to the election of Barack Obama as the first African American president.
Question and answers session at the Economic Security for Women Conference. Topics include economic development, women of color and long-term wealth development.
Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever discusses the wealth of women as a crucial issue in U.S. economic recovery at the Economic Security for Women Conference.
Representative Yvette Clarke (D-NY) discusses the importance of women-owned businesses as an asset building strategy at the Economic Security for Women Conference.
Meishu Lui of the Insight Center for Community Development discusses the importance of improving women of color's wealth and strategies for asset building and management at the Economic Security for Women Conference.