The US has a long history of anti-Asian hate crimes and "othering," say researchers, including the Chinese Exclusion Act, Japanese internment camps, and other events.
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There are immediate, concrete steps governments can take to address enduring problems in law enforcement, says law professor Barry Friedman.
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"...historical context makes it a lot harder to claim that these monuments and memorials are simply 'heritage,' innocent of any racial meaning."
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"...if everyone has equal access to the vote, it can improve police officers' treatment of Black Americans."
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From the 1970s to the 2010s, only 5% of publications highlighted race in the top-tier psychological journals researchers looked at for a new study.
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Schools play a role in the criminalization of Black students by punishing them more than white peers and diminishing their opportunities, an expert says.
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"Confronting someone is challenging, but we hope that knowing that it can be effective might make people more willing to step up."
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An expert panel digs into undercurrents of the widespread anti-racism protests. Here's why the renewed activism makes them hopeful.
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"Solutions [to systemic racism] that seem simple are the ones that get the attention. But those easy fixes are also what's comfortable for the institution..."
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Race and class inequalities are embedded in the American legal system, a new book argues. The author says major changes are vital to fixing things.
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