Social Justice

This page features news and research related to social justice topics at Columbia University.

Minority neighborhoods where residents were long denied home loans have twice as many oil and gas wells as mostly white neighborhoods.

There's been much progress in HIV/AIDS treatment, but it's important to remember the fear as well as solidarity the was experienced in the 1980s.

Here’s a roundup of awards and milestones granted to Columbians from September 1 to October 13, 2021.

Columbia students, faculty, and staff talk about the history of the university and the strides made by the indigenous community.

The researchers also found the bias could be reversed if study participants observed the competency of their peers firsthand.

The Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity announced their 2021 cohort, 20 outstanding innovators and leaders who are tackling anti-Black racism. 

Organizations—including business schools—are increasingly focused on expanding their DEI capabilities.

A new book explores the intersection of professional sports with the civil rights and second-wave feminist movements.

Celebrate LGBTQ+ history at Columbia and the people who made that history with a little trivia.

For the second year in a row, Columbia is marking Juneteenth for our community. But how to observe the day? Columbians lend us their insight.

Let us all reflect upon, honor, and celebrate the events, people, and values enshrined in this important day in our nation’s history.

In a recent online GSAPP event, MIT Professor Ekene Ijeoma discusses how and why he shifted his work to incorporate data.