By Katrina Soriano
PSR and the USC Bedrosian Center teamed up on August 11, 2019 to bring Dr. Emerald Archer to USC to address the challenges facing the women in the workplace. Archer, the director for the Center for the Advancement of Women in Mount Saint Mary’s University, shared that she “has dedicated her career to studying questions related to gender equity and women’s representation in non-traditional domains such as the United States military,” and offered her findings and insights to a diverse group of attendees including active and retired faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
October 2018 brought us RBG, the documentary about the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Now we have On the Basis of Sex, a biopic starring Felicity Jones as this iconic leader in the fight for gender equality and justice under the law. The film is directed by Mimi Leder.
Host Jonathan Schwartz is joined by Alex Ago, Carla Della Gatta, and David Warshofsky.
“Uncovering Discrimination in the Policing of Anti-Immigrant Hate Crime” With an increase in ethnically motivated hate crime, we explore the issue of the rigor in which law enforcement agencies police potential hate crime activity. We conducted a large-scale field experiment on roughly 6,800 police departments throughout the United States to test for discrimination in the policing of…
CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCAL-TV interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about the Supreme Court’s ruling in a lawsuit alleging discrimination by a business against a same-sex couple who asked for a wedding cake.
KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk” interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about a suit alleging Walmart unfairly discriminates by imposing stricter security procedures for products targeted to black Americans.
Why are so many homicides committed by black Americans? There are really only two logical possibilities: Either they are innately more homicidal, or something has happened to them to put them in such a position.
The first possibility is, by definition, racism. It assumes that blacks are biologically different. Of course, any decent scientist can tell you that that’s not true, as can anyone who spends any time with black people.
Arthur Acolin, Raphael Bostic, and Gary Painter have published a paper in the Journal of Economics which tests for discrimination in the rental housing market against names which are recognized as belonging to specific immigrant groups.
When people talk about home, usually they have in mind the place where they cook their food, store their belongings, relax and recover from the day’s activities, bathe, and lay their heads to sleep. But for many, this isn’t right. For them, home is quite a different thing. It is where they can live without fear and loathing and avoid the hatred of others. It is a place where they can comfortably be who they are.