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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

The Dr. Vibe Show: Dr. Maya Rockeymoore “Will Driverless Vehicles Put Black People Out of Work?”

Canada-based The Dr. Vibe Show interviewed Dr. Maya Rockeymoore about CGPS’s autonomous vehicles report. “We found out that there would be plenty of people hurt (with a rapid implementation of autonomous-vehicle technology).”

By |April 19th, 2017

The Root: Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Why We Must Focus on Black Girls and Child Sexual Abuse

Tarana Burke, senior director of Programs for Girls for Gender Equity, cites CGPS research in her powerful opinion/editorial piece. “In 2014, there was a jarring report, “The Wealth Gap for Women of Color,” released by the Center for Global Policy Solutions, that said that African-American women have an average median wealth of $100.”

By |April 18th, 2017

Media Coverage of “Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work”

Op-eds by Dr. Rockeymoore: – The Root, Will Driverless Vehicles Put Black People Out of Work? – NewCo Shift, The Gig is Up: Why Tech Must Prioritize the Safety Net – WIRED, Cutting Social Services only Makes the Robotic Takeover Worse Media coverage: – NPR, How Driverless Vehicles Could Harm Professional Drivers Of Color – […]

By |April 6th, 2017

NPR CodeSwitch: How Driverless Vehicles Could Harm Professional Drivers Of Color

Vignes Ramachandran delves into our report, “Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work.” “These are important living-wage, if not middle-class jobs for people of color,” said Maya Rockeymoore, president of the Center for Global Policy Solutions. “If these jobs go away, you’ve got a significant percentage of the African-American workforce [4.23 […]

By |April 5th, 2017

The Louisiana Weekly: Study: Driverless Vehicles Could Speed Workers to the Poor House

A Louisiana Weekly story uses our “Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work” report as the basis for this article on the future of drivers in the automation age. Self-driving vehicles will drive over 4 million workers to the unemployment line if the technology is fully implemented in a short period […]

By |April 3rd, 2017