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All kinds of gatekeepers—from journal editors and peer reviewers to government agencies and funders—can help build a system that treats researchers and participants and communities more equitably.
"When it comes to solving the Black maternal health crisis, Black women are not research subjects; we are the experts."
Research often lumps together racial and ethnic groups, which can erase the experiences of certain communities.
The administration’s new directives provide an opportunity to not only incorporate but also center racial equity in regulatory review.
Serious data gaps prohibit the field from tracking progress on corporate, philanthropic, and federal investments.
What should federal agencies consider to ensure communities most vulnerable to privacy attacks don’t become more at risk?
African American museums are more than guardians of history and culture.
Investing in expanding the evidence base to address structural inequality can help create real, lasting change and better outcomes for children.
Closing the wealth gap requires short- and long-term policies that provide economic relief over the next year.
When city leaders remove symbols of racism and bigotry from public life and spaces, it sends a message that they will no longer tolerate racist practices.

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