Originally posted on HSPH Harvard. Boston, MA – This report is part of a series titled “Discrimination in America.” The series is based on a survey conducted for National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. While many surveys have explored Americans’ beliefs about discrimination, this survey asks people about their … Read More
By: Abraham Cho, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article highlighting the relationship between income mobility and what they aptly described as “the economic layout” of a city. Citing a major new study, they found that “All else being equal, upward mobility tended to be … Read More
By Adia Harvey Wingfield, originally posted at The Atlantic. Being a person of color at a predominantly white workplace creates its own special kinds of stress. To be a black professional is often to be alone. Most black doctors, lawyers, journalists, and so on—those in white-collar positions that require specialized training and credentialing—work in environments … Read More
By Amy Sherman, originally posted at Made to Flourish. To understand movies (or any cultural text), it can be helpful to peek inside the “world behind the text”—learning about an author, and the themes that inspired their writing. In this essay, Amy Sherman examines the themes in the film Silence (directed by Martin Scorsese) through the lens … Read More
by Matt Farmer, originally posted on Made to Flourish. “Can we, by God’s grace and with God’s help, train our eyes to see, notice, acknowledge, talk about, converse about the truth of structural racism and racial exclusion in our city?” Matt Farmer asks this question as he dissects what his research about the Kansas City … Read More
Christena Cleveland on Envisioning My Call to God’s Mission in the World, originally posted on Fuller Theological Seminary YouTube, on YouTube.
This article was originally published by Made to Flourish. You can read the full article by clicking here. A look at our “diverse perspectives” core value would not be complete without asking our pastors to consider the question, since more than half of our congregations are women, how are we pastors supporting them and their work? Sadly, … Read More
This article was originally written by Melinda Gates and published on LinkedIn. You can read the full article here. In January 1949, Fortune magazine advertised a survey of its readership. The ad announced: “We have just completed a statistical portrait of men, like yourself, who are readers of Fortune.” It was accompanied by three illustrations showing a businessman … Read More