Race and ethnicity

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

How Latino entrepreneurs can boost the U.S. economy

Latinos are launching businesses at an unprecedented pace, but barriers – some long-standing, some brand new – keep them from reaching their potential.

Consequences of perceiving God as a white man

Stanford psychologist Steven O. Roberts found that the characteristics U.S. Christians assign to God – e.g., male, female, black, white, old, young – are the same identities they attribute to a boss.

Science lessons through a different lens

In his new book, Science in the City, Stanford education professor Bryan A. Brown helps bridge the gap between students’ culture and the science classroom.

How immigration in Seattle is driving urban change

A Stanford sociologist found that recent Asian immigrants moving to neighborhoods with more Asians explains the lack of redevelopment in these areas and contributes to the gentrification of areas with a higher African American population.

Race influences professional investors’ judgments

In their evaluations of high-performing venture capital funds, professional investors rate white-led teams more favorably than they do black-led teams with identical credentials, a new Stanford study led by Jennifer L. Eberhardt finds.

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.