The belief that race is real has produced lasting structural inequalities that we will explore in this category of lived experience. We will explore the laws and policies that have resulted in institutionalizing outcomes that produce disparities among people of color . We will look at these policies in the areas of health, education, wealth, geography, and environmental racism to name a few.

Social Movements

Social Movements

Social movements in the U.S. have brought about change around issues of racism in the past and today.

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Health and Medicine

Health and Medicine

Systemic racism in the U.S. has impacted the history and current state of medicine and health care.

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Government

Education

There is only one race, the human race, and yet race as a social construct creates racism and impacts lives.

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Media & Pop Culture

Media & Pop Culture

How popular culture emphasizes and makes invisible the systemic inequalities in media.

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Wealth Inequities

Wealth Inequities

Restrictive housing laws have a profound impact on the ability to accumulate wealth.

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Environmental Racism

Environmental Racism

How systemic racism works in the built environment, and what impact does that have on people.

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Criminal (In)Justice

Criminal (In)Justice

How historical and contemporary drivers of racism and intersectionality impact criminal justice.

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