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‘It decimated our staff’: Covid ravages Black and brown health workers in US

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Adia Wingfield quoted in The Guardian

These Tech Companies Are Paying Workers the Same Rates Across the U.S. A handful of startups and larger firms are experimenting with nationally competitive, nonlocalized pay. Is the extra cost worth the added employee goodwill?

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Weidenbaum Center Research Fellow Jake Rosenfeld quoted in The Wall Street Journal

Black Anthology unveils its Digital Museum

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Black Anthology, Washington University’s performance organization dedicated to telling Black stories, will unveil its Digital Museum Friday, Dec. 18.

On legacies of violence, genocide, and implicated subjects: Arts and museums as influence and response

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Two recent events at Washington University spotlighted the role of public museums and memorials in initiating and giving context to conversations about remembrance, reconciliation and prevention of violence. PhD candidate Deniz Gundogan Ibrisim reports on the broad themes of the events, including the experience of museum-going and what it means to be an “implicated” subject.

Making sense of the racial divergence of AIDS and COVID-19

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The number of COVID-19 diagnoses grows day by day, but the unequal rate of infection among Black and Latinx people and white people remains constant. Looking back at the AIDS epidemic, René Esparza, assistant professor of women, gender and sexuality studies, finds a striking similarity in the U.S.’s historical treatment of viruses that disproportionally affect minority communities.

Employer-sponsored tutoring? Unique benefits are aimed at pandemic parenting

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Caitlyn Collins interviewed for Marketplace Morning Report show

The Corporate Ideals Driving ‘secret parenting’

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Caitlyn Collins quoted in BBC article

To Be on the One: Worldmaking in the Global Hip Hop Cypher presented by Imani Kai Johnson, PhD

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2020-2021 Colloquium Series

Kamala Harris may finally change how corporate America sees and treats Black women

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Aida Wingfield quoted in USA Today

Parents Say Employers Are Illegally Firing Them During Pandemic

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Caitlyn Collins quoted in Bloomberg

Collective mourning and remembrance: Hostile Terrain 94

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The participatory art project HT94 provides a space for reflection on the ongoing crisis at the border.

Mom burnout: Pandemic driving millions of women from US workforce

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Weidenbaum Center Small Grant Recipient Caitlyn Collins quoted in Aljazeera