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Current Affairs: Silicon Valley Won’t Save You

In its report on the future of work in the automation age, Current Affairs cites CGPS’s “Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work” report. According to the Center for Global Policy Solutions, 93 percent of professional drivers lack a college degree; as they lose their jobs, they may need to turn […]

By |July 11th, 2017

The Hill: Poor women of color set to lose big under TrumpCare

In her latest The Hill op-ed, Dr. Maya Rockeymoore lays out the many problems she has with the Republican House and Senate health care bills. “Both bills take critical resources away from low-, moderate-, and middle-income households to subsidize the wealth of the rich — a form of class warfare and a gross bastardization of […]

By |June 26th, 2017

ABC News: How the Senate health care bill will affect women

Dr. Judy Lubin, director of Allies for Reaching Community Health Equity at the Center for Global Policy Solutions, speaks to ABC News about the Republican Senate health care bill. There is currently no work requirement to be on Medicaid, the inclusion of this clause underscores the “false narrative” that “people on Medicaid do not work.”

By |June 23rd, 2017

The Hill: Removing Civil War statues the first step in finally defeating the Confederacy

In an editorial for The Hill, Dr. Rockeymoore, a regular contributor to the popular political news portal, calls for the last remaining vestiges of the Confederacy to be done away with. One has to wonder why it took almost 150 years after the confederacy lost the Civil War for leaders of U.S. cities to begin […]

By |June 4th, 2017

New York Amsterdam News: Trump budget takes away from those in most need

For its story on President Trump’s proposed budget, the New York Amsterdam News quoted Dr. Maya Rockeymoore. “This budget, and the justifications administration officials have given for it, is a mean-spirited and immoral attempt to demonize America’s poor.”

By |June 1st, 2017

Duke Today: Cook Director William “Sandy” Darity Jr. Honored With Prestigious Award at 2017 Future of Wealth Summit

Duke Today reports on the honor Dr. William Darity received at our recent 2017 Future of Wealth Summit. Maya Rockeymoore, president and CEO of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, highlighted the centrality of Darity and Hamilton’s research in the movement for racial and economic justice in the United States: “[Darity and Hamilton] have been […]

By |May 24th, 2017

24/7 Wall St: How Many Jobs Will Self-Driving Trucks Eliminate?

Reporter Paul Ausick cites CGPS’s “Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work” report in his story about truckers possibly losing jobs. The switch won’t happen immediately, but slowly over the next decade or so, according to a report from Goldman Sachs Economics Research. U.S. truck drivers could see jobs disappear at […]

By |May 23rd, 2017

The Louisiana Weekly: African-American men should be very worried about self-driving vehicles

Dr. Algernon Austin, a co-research of the “Stick Shift:  Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work” report, writes how black men would be adversely affected by autonomous vehicles. “Driving occupations are for the most part dominated by men. The African-American overrepresentation in driving occupations is mainly due to a strong overrepresentation of Black […]

By |May 15th, 2017

ABC7 WJLA — Inspire: Teens create MindMap app to improve learning

Baltimore-area high school students saw that student engagement in their classroom was low and set out to find a solution. Their company, Testify Software Solutions, created the Mindmap app, which won the Inclusion Revolution Innovation Competition at the 2017 Future of Wealth Summit. Watch this Inspire segment from WJLA to find out more.

By |May 3rd, 2017

Richland Source: Black infant mortality rates strongly associated with stress

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore is interviewed in a Richland (Ohio) Source story about high infant mortality rates among African-Americans. “If racism permeates policy, and if policy follows by actually denying resources to communities of color because policymakers don’t believe resources should be directed to those people, then what you have is a structural racism that is […]

By |April 27th, 2017