The Hard Numbers Behind Juneteenth in a Racist America

Nicole Phillip Some of the most glaring disparities in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in America are spelled out in detail the United States often seems unable to countenance. Updated Jun. 19, 2020 5:07AM ET / Published Jun. 19, 2020 4:28AM ET  Friday marks Juneteenth, a commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States and specifically word…

How racism threatens the response to the coronavirus pandemic

A complex public undertaking like the coronavirus response depends a lot on public trust. But a legacy of systemic racism across multiple institutions has eroded that trust in many minority communities. The big picture: Health care has its own sordid history, from the Tuskegee Study to hospitals’ patient-dumping practices to substandard care for black mothers and babies. Consequently, minorities — especially black…

What Financial Institutions Are Doing to Help Their Customers

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)April 22, 2020 / Dan Miller This post can be found en Español here. The recent pandemic related to the novel coronavirus has changed just about every part of our lives in what seems like no time at all. With all of the shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders being sent out, either by government order…