african americans

COVID-19 Exposes The Generational Injustices That Demand Reparations

May 18, 2020

Generations of racism created the conditions that made African Americans more susceptible to COVID-19, and reparations are the way to address that injustice.

Systemic Healthcare And Income Inequality Are Why COVID-19 Is Killing Black People

April 15, 2020

What good are drive-up testing sites if you don’t have a car? Dr. Leon McDougle explains how successful health outcomes are tilted against black and brown communities.

Ben and Jerry’s Support of HR 40 Might Mainstream the Reparations Discussion

November 6, 2019

The iconic, progressive ice cream company is in favor of a House Bill that would develop reparations proposals—a sign that attitudes towards a once-radical answer to racial parity are shifting.

The Road to Zero Wealth

September 23, 2017

Prosperity Now’s Dedrick Asante Mohammed says the racial wealth gap is growing, and if unaddressed, it will lead to zero wealth for communities of color in the next four decades

TRNN Debate: Should Baltimore ‘Ban The Box’?

March 17, 2014

TRNN hosts a debate between Councilman Nick Mosby who sponsored legislation that would prevent employers from immediately disqualifying job applicants with criminal records and Elizabeth Torphy Donzella of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security