May 21, 2015 -
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation has launched a "Southern Voices" oral history project to capture the stories of Southern leaders working for social and economic justice. The latest installment focuses on organizing for immigration reform.
May 8, 2015 -
A new study found that the U.S. foreclosure crisis not only displaced 9 million people from their homes but also led to a dramatic increase in neighborhood segregation along racial lines.
May 8, 2015 -
What do the numbers say about racial segregation in Southern cities? Atlanta, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans are among the most racially divided, while Texas suburbs top the list for integration.
December 19, 2014 -
A new study finds that the racial wealth gap in the U.S. is at its widest in decades.
November 19, 2014 -
A national conference for racial justice advocates held in Dallas last week considered how changing racial demographics present both opportunities and challenges for advancing racial justice in the country and in the South.
December 11, 2013 -
After decades of inaction, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is taking action against Dallas for allegedly violating the Fair Housing Act.
September 18, 2013 -
Attorneys with UNC's Center for Civil Rights kept seeing the same injustices -- environmental, educational, economic -- crop up in minority communities where they work across the state. They decided to take a systematic look at the problem and have produced a report and interactive map that illuminate the social and economic disparities created and perpetuated by segregation.