Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race (Part One)

Moyers & Company February 28, 2014 What do Cadillac-driving “welfare queens,” a “food stamp president” and the “lazy, dependent and entitled” 47 percent tell us about post-racial America? They’re all examples of a type of coded racism that this week’s guest, Ian Haney López, writes about in his new book, Dog Whistle Politics. Haney López […]

When Talking About Bias Backfires

A FATHER and his son are in a car accident. The father is killed and the son is seriously injured. The son is taken to the hospital where the surgeon says, “I cannot operate, because this boy is my son.” This popular brain teaser dates back many years, but it remains relevant today; 40 to […]

Banks Are Ignoring Young People of Color

The Millennial generation is becoming surprisingly good with how they manage their money. Thanks to popular platforms like Mint and LearnVest financial planning resources are readily available to anyone with a computer or smartphone. Yet certain segments of the population continue to be left in the dark. What about the “unbanked” (those who do not […]