Racism

A Path Forward on Reparations?

By Richard Kahlenberg

The 'South's First Office of Health Equity'

What it’s like to direct a poor Southern state through the eye of the COVID-19 storm, according to the groundbreaking former secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health.

By Rebekah Gee

Fixing Racial Health Disparities

They’re probably the single most glaring fact of American life the virus has exposed. What do we do?

By Jamila K. Taylor

The Looming Eviction Crisis

Housing expert and best-selling author Matthew Desmond tells Democracy what’s coming. It isn’t pretty.

By Matthew Desmond

COVID and Rural America

We think first of hard-hit cities, but rural areas are getting smacked, too, and need a different kind of help.

By Olugbenga Ajilore