During the early 1900s through 1970, millions of African Americans migrated from the deeply segregated agricultural South to the industrial, less segregated Midwest and North. They hoped that escaping from Jim Crow states to cities with plentiful industrial jobs would create better economic opportunities for themselves and future generations.
What Chinatowns Can Teach Us About Community
Dedrick Asanta-Muhammed and Sally Sim·April 30, 2021
Much like other communities, Asian Americans have a long history of developing spaces and institutions to advance themselves in a country that often gave them little support. The Chinatowns found across the country derive from this history.
Can Corporations Walk the Walk on Racial Justice?
Dedrick Asanta-Muhammed and Jamie Buell·July 24, 2020
For months now, uprisings against structural racism have spurred discussions about how to bridge the nation’s racial divides — including the enormous racial wealth gap.