Tag Archive: Social Justice

Professor Darrick Hamilton’s Baby Bonds Proposal Referenced in The Nation

A recent article published in The Nation proposes three ideas for programs that will make #BlackLivesMatter. Professor Darrick Hamilton’s proposal for “Baby Bonds” (co-authored with William A. Darity Jr.) is proposed as option #3. The article reads: The political challenges to implementing a reparations program—which we support—were daunting from the outset and are now possibly …

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Faculty Spotlight: Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

GPIA Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr has co-authored a new book: Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights. The book’s description explains: One of the most ambitious legacies of the 20th century was the universal commitment to ensure freedom from want as a human right. But to what extent are countries across the world living up to this commitment? …

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Professor Darrick Hamilton interviewed on NPR Marketplace

In an interview on December 14, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy Darrick Hamilton discussed the growing wealth gap that is widening along racial lines in the United States. Research indicates that a major driver of the divide is the disparity in asset wealth.  In the Spring 2015 semester, Professor Hamilton will co-teach a new …

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Alum Mira Weisenthal on Social Justice in Comedy

Mira Weisenthal, an alum of the Organizational Change Management program at Milano, recently attended the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon where she looked at the relationship between social justice and comedy. Although the annual festival is historically diverse and offers a broad range of comedic talent, this was the first year the festival offered all-black and …

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The Color of Wealth 2014 Policy Summit

Professor Darrick Hamilton spoke on the The War on Poverty and the Next Economy: Building an Agenda for an Inclusive Society panel at The Color of Wealth 2014 Policy Summit. He presented work in collaboration with Duke University’s research network on race and ethnic inequality on a Ford funded five city study to examine the asset and debt position in communities of color.

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