Could Class Trump Race? (May 15, 2013)
A new twist on affirmative action could be underway, based on a study that admitting based on class still widens the diversity pool.
Why American Colleges are Becoming A Force for Inequality (May 16, 2013)
Information gaps and the current business model of institutions that give little financial security to disadvantaged students are large reasons why top-tier Universities do not receive them.
The Hidden Biases that Shape Inequality (August 12, 2013)
An explanation of how race, class and overall status affects job candidates - with a special emphasis on how motherhood impedes opportunity and income.
Our Growing Racial Wealth Gap (August 12, 2013)
Economic gaps between the rich and everybody else are ever-wider, with the phenomenon expanding even more when race is a factor.
New Report Reveals Even “White Collar” Employees Cannot Afford Rent in Major Cities (August 17, 2013)
Average middle class employees don’t make enough for rent in several metropolitan
Re-Envisioning New York’s Hidden Inequality (August 19, 2013)
New York is representative of the ever-growing wealth gap in the US.
The Astonishing Collapse of Black and Latino Household Wealth (May 31, 2013)
The 2007-2009 recession devastated Black and Latino households, increasing the racial wealth gap between them and white families - a trend that has been a tradition beginning with the advent of slavery in the 1600’s.
The Cost Of Public Four-Year College Has Risen 27 Percent Over Five Years (August 14, 2013)
Due to multiple factors, inflating student tuition leads to the current 1 trillion student debt in the United States.
When Poor Women “Opt Out” (August 13, 2013)
Women in the lower class receive an idea to revive household income: be paid for housework.
Mothers Are Not Opting Out--They're Out of Options (August 19, 2013)
With the costs of living rising, many mothers are forced back into the workforce.
Latino and Low-Income Students Underrepresented at Top Colleges (August 7, 2013)
The majority of Latinos/as attend community colleges, which do not give the same nurturing resources for academic success than more elite schools.