Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Harvard Admissions Case

Affirmative action precedent is being challenged.  The Supreme Court announced it would hear one of two cases on October 31 that has the potential to dismantle a 40-year…

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DOT Launches $1 Billion Racial Equity Pilot Program

Hopes to address intentional infrastructural segregation. Last week, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced the launch of the Reconnecting Communities program, a $1 billion pilot program intended to reverse…

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VP Responds to Upstate NY Shooting

Says that racial violence harms everyone in the nation.  Vice President Kamala Harris responded on Sunday to the racially-motivated shooting in Buffalo, New York. An armed 18-year-old white…

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New Office at DOJ for Environmental Justice

Will seek equitable treatment for minority communities.  The Department of Justice announced that it will create a new office focused on environmental justice and would apply a new…

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VP Harris Convenes Cabinet Meeting For Maternal Health

Administration seeking to reduce minority maternal mortality. Vice President Kamala Harris conducted a meeting last week with Cabinet secretaries and agency leaders to discuss maternal mortality and morbidity…

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White House Addresses Home Valuation Discrepancy

New Freddie Mac report finds concerning difference in appraisals. The White House released an action plan last week to address racial bias in the home appraisal process. The…

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Supreme Court Will Hear College Admissions Affirmative Action Case

Policies of Harvard and University of North Carolina in contention.  On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge that would bar Harvard University and the University…

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Secretary Yellen Gives Speech for MLK Day

Address racial wealth divide still present in America. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen spoke on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day about how Dr. King’s vision has impacted America’s economy.…

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President Appoints Asian American Equity Commission Advisors

Intended to address heightened anti-Asian xenophobia and violence. President Biden announced on Tuesday his intent to create the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific…

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Treasury Department Names Racial Equity Counselor

New program will look at banking and other financial services industries.  Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced the hiring of a former JPMorgan Chase executive to head a new government program…

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