Race, class and opportunity

Federal Reserve Data Shows Growing Wealth Gap Based on Race

September 8, 2014

With new data analysis by Demos’s Matt Bruenig showing the current state of wealth inequality by race in the U.S., Professor john a. powell describes how subprime loans, neighborhood segregation and other policies have disproportionately affected people of color

50 Years after the Civil Rights Act, African Americans Face a Different Kind of Segregation

July 1, 2014

Bob Moore and Dayvon Love – How American Civil Rights Have Failed the American People

Affirmative Action Ruling Will Further Racial Inequality

April 23, 2014

Bruce Dixon: The Supreme Court decision furthers institutional advantages of whites under the guise of colorblindness

Public Schools Still “Separate And Unequal”

August 28, 2013

Brian Jones: Obama admin. promoting privatization, competition and attacking unions instead of aiming for universal access to quality public education

Structural Racism Persists 50 Years After Washington March

August 28, 2013

Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: If Dr. King Was Alive Today He Would Be In The Streets Holding Leaders Accountable

Obama Praises Race Equality, Stop-and-Frisk Advocate Kelly In Same Breath

July 23, 2013

Davey D: What appeared as President Obama’s unexpected comments on race should be seen as calculated, while he considers NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly as the next Homeland Security Secretary

Does the Black Political Class Bear Some Responsibility for SCOTUS Voting Rights Act Decision?

June 25, 2013

Bruce Dixon: Black politicians should have pushed for a constitutional amendment to ensure that the VRA never came before the GOP-dominated court

Supreme Court Ruling May Spell The End of Affirmative Action

June 24, 2013

Glen Ford: Already crippled by previous rulings, Supreme Court puts affirmative action on its last legs

Race, class and opportunity Pt.4

September 29, 2009

Paul Jay speaks with John A. Powell at the Tides Foundations’ Momentum conference in San Francisco about Democrats’ role in resolving current crisis.

Race, class and opportunity Pt.2

September 27, 2009

Paul Jay speaks with john a. powell at the Tides Foundations’ Momentum conference in San Francisco about racial exclusion and possible solutions to marginalization of black America.

Race, class and opportunity

September 21, 2009

Paul Jay speaks with john a. powell at the Tides Foundations’ Momentum conference in San Francisco about racial exclusion and marginalization in America.

Race, class and opportunity Pt.3

September 21, 2009

powell: Obama and inner city poverty