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By Sojourner Ahebee | Votebeat Earlier this week, WURD and Votebeat spoke to a dozen Black voters across the city of Philadelphia and asked them to reflect on the 2020 Presidential Election. Now, we’ve asked these same voters to talk about the promise of the new political administration and how they believe these commitments will [...]
This story is part of the SoJo Exchange of COVID-19 stories from the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous reporting about responses to social problems. Mikhael Simmonds & Sara Lomax-Reese | Solutions Journalism Sara Lomax-Reese, president and CEO of Philadelphia’s Black talk-radio station, on why to move forward we must first go [...]

Jamelle Bouie’s recent article in Slate, “The Crisis in Black Homeownership,” digests a study by researchers at Cornell University and Rice University about the sharp decline in median household net worth for blacks caused by the Great Recession.

In May 2014, The Atlantic published “The Case for Reparations,” an article by national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates. This topic has been discussed for generations, but rarely as thoroughly as Coates’ masterful feature. Click the photo or headline to read more.


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