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  • How the Pandemic is Keeping First-Time Home Buyers Out of the Market

    May 2, 2021

    How the Pandemic is Keeping First-Time Home Buyers Out of the Market

    May 2, 2021

    Before the pandemic, a Gallup poll found that 70% of Americans believed the American Dream was achievable. That means nearly a third of the country al...

  • How the Wealth Gap is Blowing Away the American Dream

    May 2, 2021

    How the Wealth Gap is Blowing Away the American Dream

    May 2, 2021

    Valerie Wilson is with the Economic Policy Institute’s Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy. Edgar Villanueva is an enrolled member of the Lumbe...

  • Newark Police Fired Zero Shots in 2020. The Blueprint They Used for Refo...

    May 2, 2021

    Newark Police Fired Zero Shots in 2020. The Blueprint They Used for Refo...

    May 2, 2021

    Police officers in Newark, New Jersey did not fire a single shot in all of 2020. Amid a series of unending officer-involved shootings, that may sound ...

  • Republicans Are Trying to Restrict Voting Rights. Poll Shows Americans D...

    May 2, 2021

    Republicans Are Trying to Restrict Voting Rights. Poll Shows Americans D...

    May 2, 2021

    Republican lawmakers in at least 24 states are pushing legislation to pass more restrictive voting laws. That includes tightening absentee and mail-in...

  • A First in 93 Years: A Film with All Black Producers is Oscar Nominated ...

    April 25, 2021

    A First in 93 Years: A Film with All Black Producers is Oscar Nominated ...

    April 25, 2021

    The 93rd Academy Award nominations are already making history ahead of the ceremony. “Judas and the Black Messiah” is up for Best Picture, making it t...

  • Fighting Racial Injustice Behind Bars

    April 25, 2021

    Fighting Racial Injustice Behind Bars

    April 25, 2021

    President Joe Biden declared April 2021 as Second Chances month, calling for a deeper look at racial disparities and better treatment for the incarcer...

  • How the Pandemic is Keeping First-Time Home Buyers Out of the Market

    May 2, 2021

    How the Pandemic is Keeping First-Time Home Buyers Out of the Market

    May 2, 2021

    Before the pandemic, a Gallup poll found that 70% of Americans believed the American Dream was achievable. That means nearly a third of the country al...

  • Combating Violence Against Native Americans

    April 18, 2021

    Combating Violence Against Native Americans

    April 18, 2021

    According to the National Crime Information Center, about 1,500 American Indian and Alaska Native people are listed as missing and thousands more are ...

  • The Border in the Viewfinder

    April 18, 2021

    The Border in the Viewfinder

    April 18, 2021

    According to analysts, about 600 people are crossing the southern border into the U.S. every day. Most of them are teenagers from Central America seek...

  • Can NASCAR Help Drive Social Change?

    April 11, 2021

    Can NASCAR Help Drive Social Change?

    April 11, 2021

    NASCAR drove into controversy last summer, when cup series driver Bubba Wallace pushed the association to rethink its ties with the Confederate Flag. ...

  • Could A City’s Form of Reparations Become a Model for the Nation

    April 4, 2021

    Could A City’s Form of Reparations Become a Model for the Nation

    April 4, 2021

    Evanston, Illinois is planning to pay some Black residents for the harm it caused by discriminatory housing policies. The program offers up to $25,000...

  • What the 1918 Flu Pandemic Can Teach Us About Letting Our Guard Down Too...

    March 28, 2021

    What the 1918 Flu Pandemic Can Teach Us About Letting Our Guard Down Too...

    March 28, 2021

    Even as millions of vaccine shots continue to roll out, the U.S. could be on the edge of another coronavirus surge. Right now, COVID cases are spiking...

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    April 25, 2021

    This week, Soledad talks to Dr. Steven Kniffley. He leads the Collective Care Center at Spaulding University in Louisville, Kentucky, and specialized ...

  • April 18, 2021

    April 18, 2021

    April 18, 2021

    April 18, 2021

    This week on Matter of Fact, we take on the tug-of-war over voting rights. Last week, more than 100 business leaders got on a Zoom call to talk about ...

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    This week on Matter of Fact, we look at how the pandemic is feeding the global hunger crisis. Correspondent Jessica Gomez takes us to Lincoln, Nebrask...

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    This week on Matter of Fact, we visit Evanston, Illinois where some residents could get a form of reparations for housing discrimination. Special Corr...

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    March 28, 2021

    This week on Matter of Fact, we look at gun reform in the U.S. After the Sandy Hook massacre, when a gunman killed 20 little kids and 6 adults, Shanno...

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    CEO/Founder, Leadership Now Project
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