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Engineering a Brighter Future: Increasing the Representation of Women of Color in Engineering
The engineering field is predominantly composed of white males, with little representation of women or people of color. Women of color are represented even less in the engineering field due to their intersectional identities ...
The Racial Disproportionality of the Foster Care System
Racial disproportionality has been a factor in the foster care system since 1950 when the American foster system began accepting children of color. Since then children of color have been significantly overrepresented. This ...
Blessed are the Peacemakers? : Christianity's Perpetuation of Violence against Women of Color
Violence against women of color takes many forms. These forms include domestic violence, racialized violence, and institution-initiated violence. While Christianity may not be a direct cause of violence against women, it ...
The Systemic Plague: Racism in the American Health Care System
While health care for Blacks in modern America has improved since colonial times, there are still underlying systemic problems of racism in our health care system. In this paper, I discuss how health care for Blacks in ...
Recidivism and Reintegration: Barriers Facing Ex-Offenders of Color in Employment
Studies have found that job placement is a great way to combat recidivism, but for many ex-offenders finding work can be difficult. Despite job training and placement programs, many ex-offenders are rejected by companies ...