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Systemic Racism Explained

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Published on Apr 16, 2019

Systemic racism affects every area of life in the US. From incarceration rates to predatory loans, and trying to solve these problems requires changes in major parts of our system. Here's a closer look at what systemic racism is, and how we can solve it.

Sources:
An overview of funding of public schools
https://www.publicschoolreview.com/bl...

Minorities who “whiten” job resumes get more interviews (Harvard Study)
https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/minorities...

Bureau of Labor Statistics (Unemployment rates by race and age)
https://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/cpsee_...

Whites have a huge wealth gap over blacks (but don’t know it)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2...

The Effects of 1930s Redlining Maps
https://www.chicagofed.org/publicatio...

The Color of Money: how mortgage lending practices discriminate against blacks. (1989 Pulitzer Prize investigative Reporting)
http://powerreporting.com/color/

Additional Viewer Resources:

Public School Funding in the US
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_...

Redlining
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redlining

Institutional Racism
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institu...

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