Kellogg Foundation Launches ‘America Healing’ $75M Initiative Against Structural Racism

In an unprecedented effort to address the devastating impact of racial inequities on communities across the country, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation today launched a five-year, $75 million initiative – America Healing – that aims to improve life outcomes for vulnerable children and their families by promoting racial healing and eliminating barriers to opportunities. http://www.americahealing.org I … Continue reading Kellogg Foundation Launches ‘America Healing’ $75M Initiative Against Structural Racism

Of race, of belonging, and of breaking barriers big and small: Why I mourn the loss of Michael Jackson

This post was written by Susan Serrano, our research director here at EJS from 2001-2005. Susan is now the Director of Educational Development, Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law, at the University of Hawai'i William S. Richardson School of Law. Over the last few days, I’ve searched my heart and mind … Continue reading Of race, of belonging, and of breaking barriers big and small: Why I mourn the loss of Michael Jackson

Race and Popular Culture: “Top Chef and the Black/Non-Black Divide”

I stumbled upon an intriguing June 7 post by Tamara K. Nopper, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania. She discusses the racial dynamics of the popular reality TV show Top Chef on the cable network Bravo.  How the entertainment industry deals with race is an element of our communications strategy … Continue reading Race and Popular Culture: “Top Chef and the Black/Non-Black Divide”