Are we really trying to diversify? Racial segregation in the US housing market has been on a decline since reaching its peak in 1960. However, black-white integration in most neighborhoods around the country is making little, if any, real progress. Most whites don’t want to be minorities in the neighborhood in which they live. Learn more from this report on NPR’s Morning Edition.
This TED Talk features the very impressive public interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson. Stevenson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, which fights poverty and challenges racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. In this talk he discusses the injustices in the criminal justice system and why it should matter to each of us.
This very inspiring TED Talk by teen Natalie Warne is about making a difference in the lives of children. It’s a strong testament to the notion that you are never too young or old to make a difference in the world.