Structural Racism

Jennifer Richeson

Jennifer Richeson on Perceptions of Racial Inequality

There is inequality in the United States, a fact most people accept and which data certainly bears out. But how bad do you think that inequality is, say, based on comparing the wealth held by the average Black person in America and the average white person?

3 months ago
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Marchers in 2018 Poor People's campaign

Webinar: Myths and Realities of U.S. Inequalities

While poverty and inequality in the United States are appalling realities, it’s safe to say that a substantial body of myth enshrouds the sad facts. Join sociologists Mark Rank and Dawne Mouzon as they lead an hourlong online discussion on “Myths and Realities of U.S. Inequalities.”

6 months ago
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On the Other Side of Racism Awareness: Interviews

Stuck in the US due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Brendon Fox decided to revisited themes from his doctoral research and conducted some follow-up interviews with young Black men about their racial experiences before, during and after college..

11 months ago
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SSRC screenshot with Nasima Hassan

Watch Online Conversation on ‘Reimagining Schools’

Given the turmoil that 2020 has brought to the world, can we “move beyond analysis to impact”? That was a question that animated the debut online event for the “Reimagining Social Institutions” series – “Reimagining Schools.”

12 months ago
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Why Social Science? To Help Dismantle White Supremacy

A half-century of increasingly sophisticated research (e.g., on early childhood interventions, residential segregation, and neighborhood effects) and conceptual advances (e.g., critical race theory, intergroup relations, and stereotype threat) have given the country a much deeper understanding of inequality’s causes and consequences.

1 year ago
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Diversity Training and the Future

Picture a standard corporate meeting room, participants crowded around a video of multi-racial actors acting out hypothetical office scenarios. They […]

1 year ago
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