The World House Project Offers Free Access to its Award-Winning Documentary in Honor of Black History Month
“When I Get Grown: Reflections of a Freedom Rider,” a film based on Dr. Clayborne Carson's interviews with American civil rights activist Bernard Lafayette, is available to stream
February 07, 2023
Child abuse reports by medical staff linked to children’s race, Stanford Medicine study finds
Over-reporting of Black children and under-reporting of white children as suspected abuse victims suggests systemic bias from medical providers, Stanford Medicine research shows.
February 06, 2023
IRS Disproportionately Audits Black Taxpayers
A Stanford collaboration with the Department of the Treasury yields the first direct evidence of differences in audit rates by race.
January 31, 2023
A long history of insecurity, fear, vulnerability among Asian American communities
The recent tragedies in Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay are part of a long history of violence inflicted upon Asian Americans, says Stanford historian Gordon Chang.
January 31, 2023
Toward Equal Footing: A conversation with health equity expert Alyce Adams
Health policy expert Alyce Adams interviewed by Stanford Medicine Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Associate Dean Priya Singh.
January 23, 2023
Stanford’s new Institute on Race names founding faculty co-directors
Tomás Jiménez and Brian Lowery will lead the new institute dedicated to finding real-world solutions to address racial injustice.
December 15, 2022
Study: Striking inequalities in US infant and maternal health point to structural racism and access issues
Research by SIEPR’s Petra Persson and Maya Rossin-Slater on health inequality finds wealthy Black mothers and infants fare worse than the poorest white mothers and infants.
November 28, 2022
Police Facebook Posts Disproportionately Highlight Crimes Involving Black Suspects, Study Finds
New research by Stanford Law’s Julian Nyarko and coauthors reveals that Facebook users are exposed to crime posts that overrepresent Black suspects by 25% relative to arrest rates
November 02, 2022
Stanford’s Ralph Richard Banks on Critical Race Theory
Stanford expert on race and the law Professor Ralph Richard Banks discusses why critical race theory is in the spotlight
October 05, 2022
How an “Impact Mindset” Unites Activists of Different Races
A new study finds that people’s involvement with Black Lives Matter stems from an impulse that goes beyond identity.
September 08, 2022
June 15, 2022
Stanford’s Shirin Sinnar on the Buffalo Shooting, Hate Crimes, and Domestic Terrorism
Q&A with Sharon Driscoll
May 16, 2022
Stanford announces second cohort of IDEAL Provostial Fellows
Five early-career scholars will join the university in fall 2022 as part of a program to strengthen Stanford’s research and teaching related to race and ethnicity.
April 06, 2022
School closures intensify gentrification in Black neighborhoods nationwide, Stanford study finds
An analysis of census and school closure data finds that shuttering schools increases gentrification – but only in predominantly Black communities.
March 28, 2022
How Race Influences and Amplifies Backlash Against Outspoken Women
When women break gender norms, the most negative reactions may come from people of the same race.
March 25, 2022
Learning to address anti-Black racism in the clinic
A course designed by Stanford Medicine's Presence 5 helps medical instructors teach anti-Black racism in the clinic.
March 11, 2022
The Closing of the American Mind? A Discussion About Critical Race Theory, Book Banning, and More with Rick Banks
Stanford Legal Podcast: A discussion about the politicization of critical race theory, book banning, and more.
February 26, 2022
Campus Conversation: Stanford’s ongoing DEI work and what still needs to be done
To discuss the university’s IDEAL initiative, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell joined Patrick Dunkley, Shirley Everett and C. Matthew Snipp
February 17, 2022
The IDEAL Learning Journey launching for all staff: We are one community
The IDEAL Learning Journey for staff is one of the many IDEAL (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in a Learning Environment) initiatives underway.
February 02, 2022
Stanford scholars examine systemic racism, how to advance racial justice in America
Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the Black experience in America and examine continuing systemic racism and discrimination in the U.S.
February 01, 2022