Race and ethnicity

A new measure of segregation

Using GPS data to analyze people’s movements, the researchers found that in most U.S. metropolitan areas, people’s day-to-day experiences are less segregated than traditional measures would suggest.

Why Confederate monuments are coming down now

As Confederate monuments and memorials are toppled across the United States, Stanford historian James T. Campbell says it is important to think historically not only about the past but also about our own time and what future generations might say about us.

Seven factors contributing to American racism

Of the seven factors the researchers identified, perhaps the most insidious is passivism or passive racism, which includes an apathy toward systems of racial advantage or denial that those systems even exist.