A series highlighting the work of Harvard faculty, staff, students, alumni, and researchers on issues of race and inequality in the U.S.

All from this series

  • Fighting for equality at the ballot box

    Law School affiliates talk about the fight for racial equality at the voting booth.

    Black man voting.
  • Origins of a storm and the roots of a reckoning

    Lawrence Bobo, W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences, examines the roots of this current racial reckoning in the leadership that grew out of the 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • In their own words

    Aaron Mukerjee ’16, J.D. ’21, discusses the The Voting Rights Act, which aims to help minority-language voters have their voices heard.

    Aaron Mukerjee ’16
  • Solving racial disparities in policing

    Experts say approach must be comprehensive as roots are embedded in culture

    Protesters in NYC.
  • An overhaul for justice

    Ana Billingsley, assistant director with the Government Performance Lab at the Harvard Kennedy School, examines inequities in the criminal justice system.

    Illustration of Ana Billingsley.