What Happened to Journalism’s Racial Reckoning?
It’s been three years since white-owned newsrooms promised to hire and support Black journalists, after George Floyd was murdered. But, Black journalists are still finding the most support from each other and in the Black press.
Unpacking the Racial Overhaul of Public Education
The uprisings after George Floyd’s death didn’t magically erase anti-Blackness in public education, but some folks are putting in the work.
Can Mobile Crisis Teams Stop Police Violence?
This story is part of “All Those ‘Racial Reckoning’ Promises,” Word In Black’s series exploring the pledges made to the Black community following the Summer of George Floyd and what…
Three Years After #DefundThePolice, Schools Are Bringing Cops Back to Campus
Three years after promising to phase out police officers from school grounds, schools around the country are reversing any progress made.
Support, Funding for Black Artists Is Fading
Companies committed to funding and supporting Black artists in 2020. But now it seems those promises had an expiration date.
George Floyd’s City Grapples With Environmental Injustice
From not including Black voices in climate action plans to refusing to shut down a polluting incinerator, Minneapolis is still struggling with environmental racism.
Mutual Aid Keeps George Floyd’s Community Together
Mutual aid in Minneapolis continues to foster empowerment and connection in a system organizers say is alive and well.