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How Zillow Explains Education Inequity

    

This 48-minute podcast takes a deeper look at structural inequities in the K-12 school system in the United States that (like many other institutions across our country) have been exposed and brought glaringly to our attention by the pandemic we are experiencing. From decades-old school buildings to sputtering HVAC systems, COVID has revealed a legacy of racism that’s built into the physical infrastructure of education.

The Hidden Racism of Taxes

The New Yorker Radio Hour podcast recently featured an interview with Dorothy Brown, tax researcher and Emory University Law School professor, that suggests that the Internal Revenue Code is structured to disadvantage African heritage taxpayers while benefiting white American taxpayers. Professor Brown suggests that this is just one more systemic process--whether intentional or unintentional--that feeds the ever-widening wealth gap between white Americans and African heritage Americans.

PBS - COVID-19 may not discriminate based on race — but U.S. health care does

Health officials have stressed that novel coronavirus doesn’t discriminate based on race or ethnicity. But disparities long present in the U.S. medical system are now driving what some call a crisis within a crisis: black and brown communities across the country are being hit harder, and with fewer resources to save them. Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Uché Blackstock of Advancing Health Equity.