Immigration Justice is Black Justice

Immigration Justice is Black Justice

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 1, 2021: Marchers demanding the Biden administration make progress on immigration reform, including TPS head to a rally near the Capitol. March began at Black Lives Matter Plaza. (Shutterstock) By Civil Rights Last month, a crowd rallied outside the White House. Their chants and signs directed a powerful message toward the […]

One in 10 Black People Living in the U.S. are Immigrants, New Study Shows

Black immigrants have higher incomes and more education than U.S.-born Black people, but advocates say racism still holds them back.

One in 10 Black People Living in the U.S. are Immigrants, New Study Shows

By Emmanuel Felton, Washington Post The demographics of America’s Black population are in the middle of a major shift, with 1 in 10 having been born outside the United States. That’s 4.6 million Americans, a figure that is projected to grow to 9.5 million by 2060, according to the findings of a Pew Research Center […]

Why France is Declaring Josephine Baker a National Hero

Why France is Declaring Josephine Baker a National Hero

France is honouring the US-born 20th Century singer and activist Josephine Baker with a place in the Pantheon on Tuesday. She’s the first black woman to be remembered in the resting place of France’s national heroes, through her work on civil rights and for the Resistance during the Second World War. Producers: Marianne Baisnee and […]

Examining the Black-White Wealth Gap

Examining the Black-White Wealth Gap

By Kriston McIntosh, Emily Moss, Ryan Nunn, and Jay Shambaugh, Brookings A close examination of wealth in the U.S. finds evidence of staggering racial disparities. At $171,000, the net worth of a typical white family is nearly ten times greater than that of a Black family ($17,150) in 2016. Gaps in wealth between Black and […]