The themes of Gill Scott-Heron’s seminal poem written decades ago resonate more strongly than ever as billionaires like Jeff Bezos spend their money on lavish vanity projects.
Money has become concentrated in very few hands. Now some experts are considering that money itself may be part of the problem.
The Olympics puts the spotlight on many sports that ordinarily don’t get attention. For some youth athletes, those niche sports become a vehicle for upward mobility.
A new generation of wealth advisers helps wealthy people give away their money instead of hoard it.
Two words: energy justice.
An attempt by thousands of mostly Black workers to unionize at a fulfillment center gives new life to the labor movement.
Private equity firms snatched up rental properties, then neglected them. So Minneapolis activists organized the tenants to fight for their rights.
Research suggests the economic impact of COVID-19 could be more than two times larger for Black- and Hispanic-owned businesses than for White-owned enterprises.
Trump has a number of risk factors that increase the chance of mortality with the disease. But the president’s wealth may be the best medicine he has.
Empowering Black Americans with access to own property and build wealth is key to cities addressing decades of racist policies and inequality.
The Aloha State is working towards establishing a new, more equitable post-pandemic normal for vulnerable communities.
A long history of racism has prevented many Black folks from owning land or homes—making it harder to accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.
Food policy advocates in California are asking the state to provide online purchasing opportunities for people who get benefits through WIC.