Archive: Race and Economic Empowerment Project
Housing affordability has long been an issue of concern for residents of Washington, one of the major U.S. cities most affected by gentrification. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s an issue th
The killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer is yet another tragic chapter in the long, sad history of lethal violence meted out to African Americans. This act of police brutality, a contemporary manifestation of the historically unfair and racist treatment of Black people by law enforcement and the criminal justice system, has sent people to the streets once more in protest, demanding to right this systemic wrong.
On April 29, 2020, KI hosted a virtual discussion on the role of inequality in the COVID 19 pandemic that featured local perspectives on workers and community responses. Longstanding inequalities – i