Race and ethnicity

NBA legend visits campus

In a discussion Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discussed the intersections of race, religion and politics.

How gangs use social media

Stanford sociologist Forrest Stuart examines how gang-associated youth on Chicago’s South Side use social media to challenge rivals. He finds that, contrary to common belief, most of these confrontations do not escalate to offline violence and, in some instances, deter it.

Giving voice to Chinese railroad workers

Researchers with Stanford’s Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project detail the story of Chinese migrants who helped construct the First Transcontinental Railroad.

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Helping Latino businesses keep pace

The Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative is amassing a huge database and network to nourish the fast-growing sector.

Numbers about inequality don’t speak for themselves

In a new research paper, Stanford scholars Rebecca Hetey and Jennifer Eberhardt propose new ways to talk about racial disparities that exist across society, from education to health care and criminal justice systems.