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Skilled blue-collar jobs are growing – though women aren’t getting them

Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts Amherst and JD Swerzenski, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the press, the phrase “blue collar” is often used as shorthand...

Oscars 2019: Beyond the stats, why diversity matters

Dorinne Kondo, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences With the Academy Awards approaching, the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released its...

How Jackie Robinson’s wife, Rachel, helped him break baseball’s color line

Chris Lamb, IUPUI Jackie Robinson will be remembered for his courage, athleticism, tenacity and sacrifice on Jan. 31, the centennial of his birth. By confronting...

It’s naive to think college athletes have time for school

Jasmine Harris, Ursinus College From my first day as a sociology professor at a university with a Division I football and men’s basketball team, education...

Are today’s white kids less racist than their grandparents?

Margaret Hagerman, Mississippi State University In America’s children, we often see hope for a better future, especially when it comes to reducing racism. Each new generation...

Could Andrew Gillum be the next governor of Florida?

Sharon Austin, University of Florida Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum electrified Democrats with his surprising victory in the Florida’s Democratic primary – but will he go...

Black and biracial Americans wouldn’t need to code-switch if we lived...

Chandra D.L. Waring, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Boots Riley’s new film “Sorry to Bother You” does anything but apologize. In telling the story of Cassius, a...

Race of mass shooters influences how the media cover their crimes,...

Laura Frizzell, The Ohio State University; Sadé L. Lindsay, The Ohio State University, and Scott Duxbury, The Ohio State University On Jan. 24, 2014, police...

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Before the digital age, how religious groups increased the numbers in...

Bruce T. Morrill, Vanderbilt University A monastery of 10 nuns on the Italian island of Sardinia is using social media to share their community’s work...