Lucretia Mott, a feminist activist who was involved in the slavery abolition movement, believed that "you have to change the way people think and feel about slavery, not the way that they vote" analyzes Carol Faulkner, associate dean and professor of history.
"A lot of communities now are very committed to dealing with issues of racism, but the fact is their own history is problematic," says Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science. "They’re beginning to confront their own racism, and their own complicity in the racism of the past."
In the wake of President Trump's recent tweets about four Democratic congresswomen of color, Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science, assesses that coded racial language began to be used as a political strategy under President Richard Nixon.
A new book by Serin Houston ’11 PhD (Geog) uses Seattle as a case study, delving into some of the most pressing and compelling aspects of contemporary urban governance in the United States. The book, Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance, was published in May by the University of Nebraska Press as part of its “Our Sustainable Future” series.
From family-life struggles in her teens that nearly doomed her career, to a pinnacle of American economic thinking, San Francisco Fed president Mary Daly discusses finding her “North Star” and the inequalities that afflict the American economy.
"Community groups like the Urban League started doing audits and tests to show discrimination," John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, said. "In 1973, the Urban League found a lot of discrimination in some of the properties that Trump Management owned."