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Black Women and the Black Tax

Responding to institutional neglect, Black women are more likely to provide financial assistance to family members than other groups. What can federal policymakers do to address the Black Tax—a racial and gender wealth gap?

Gender Policy Dialogues

With the Supreme Court’s June decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization reversing Roe v. Wade, antiabortion activists struck a blow to the fight for gender equality. To understand the future of abortion in the United States, we can learn from those who have studied abortion in contexts and historical moments in which it was illegal or criminalized. For this Gender Policy Report Dialogue, we invited scholars from fields such as history, legal studies, sociology, and gender, women’s and sexuality studies, to examine abortion in contexts of criminalization.

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Gender, Race & Place in Minnesota

In a new series, we’re exploring the “why” behind disparities in economics, health, safety, and leadership experienced by women and girls in our home state of Minnesota.