Petitioner Larry Thompson, Supported by Amicus Brief Filed by Center for Antiracist Research, Wins SCOTUS Civil Rights Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the “indications-of-innocence” standard, which clears a path for people who have been targeted by false criminal charges that are later dismissed to seek police accountability under federal civil rights law. This is one important step in clearing the many hurdles to addressing racialized police misconduct. In June 2021, we […]

Telehealth’s Double Edged Sword: Bridging or Perpetuating Health Inequities?

Inadequate healthcare access is one of the factors driving health inequities among BIPOC communities. Telehealth offers an opportunity to increase healthcare access and reduce health inequities. However, according to researchers from Boston University Questrom School of Business, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC), telehealth has unwittingly become a “double-edged sword,” […]

New Study Finds Advance Child Tax Credits Reduced US Food Insufficiency by 26%

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Shafer and colleagues for their recent JAMA Network Open publication: ‘Association of the Implementation of Child Tax Credit Advance Payments With Food Insufficiency in US Households’. As their new cross-sectional study demonstrates, using repeated surveys of a nationally representative sample of U.S. households, the introduction of advance payments for the Child […]