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As the pandemic becomes more dire, a fog of sorrow coils around life amid COVID-19

If the fear phase of my pandemic journey fused suddenly, and if the state of euphoria came as the crest of a wave, the...

Viewing racism in the data of a city – a conversation with Austin’s Meme Styles

Editor’s note: This conversation on the week in Austin and the city leadership’s reaction to the local, national and international protests of police violence...

How and why the legal DNA encoded in our justice system drives police to target and abuse minorities

A dozen years ago, when I was a newly minted CEO, still running my business out of the Austin Technology Incubator, I was visited...

‘This is all of our shame, this is all of our concern’

Sometimes they spoke eloquently. Sometimes they struggled. Sometimes they wandered and searched for words amid a historical moment that eludes easy and quick articulation....

This national moment of grief and mourning can become a marker of public shame or a symbol of American renewal

American cities are in upheaval, awakened by the duel pandemics of COVID-19 and white supremacy, which has resulted in 40 million people out of work and the spectacle of George Floyd’s death at the hands of the Minneapolis police.

COVID-19 has killed more than 100,000 while racism has killed millions

Just as the COVID-19 pandemic circulated throughout the world so has the racism pandemic. African Americans and Latinx are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and...