In his new book, “Decolonizing Wealth,” Native author and philanthropist Edgar Villanueva confronts the colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and builds a framework centered on communities of color.
Resource Generation’s Iimay Ho: “I’ve been looking forward to the release of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ but I’m not surprised that Warner Bros. took a bet on a movie where rich Asians show they can act like rich White people and reinforce the model minority myth.”
Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he wants to raise rents for people living in poverty to push them into jobs. But a new report says his plan would force millions into homelessness.
A new study from the Economic Policy Institute makes it clear that while unemployment rates may be trending downward, they are still indicative of a wide gulf between the unemployment rates for Black and White workers.
The American Prospect says yes: “Today, we must transcend the racial, ethnic and regional divisions by building universal policies that are cognizant of identities and intersectionality, and inclusive of race, gender, nationality, sexuality and ability.”
When Chanel Turner founded Fou-Dré in 2009, she became the first Black woman to run a vodka company. Now she’s creating community with her Black Owned Wine and Spirits Festival, which enters its second year this weekend.
The Hood Incubator blends organizing tactics with legal and educational support and business connections to develop pathways for Black and Brown people who are typically frozen out of the growing legal weed economy.