Created Equal: How incarceration impacts fatherhood

  Father's Day is this Sunday, and while there are many struggles to being a parent, men who have been...

Created Equal: Award-winning podcast retells the Lenard Clark case

In 1997, a 13-year-old Black boy named Lenard Clark was attacked by a group of older white teenagers in Bridgeport,...

Created Equal: Are the correct people held accountable under America’s felony murder statute?

Imagine being convicted of a crime you did not commit and wasn’t present when it occurred.This sentencing is possible under...

Created Equal: How did the Civil War change the workplace for Black Americans?

Black Americans searching for employment during the Civil War is not something we often think about.Massachusetts was known as a...

Created Equal: How changing US political dynamics are impacting the Mackinac Policy Conference

The 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference begins this week on Wednesday and goes on through Friday, May 31. A medley of...

Created Equal: Can white privilege be quantified?

White privilege begins with the idea that white Americans have inherent advantage in society because of racist policies and practices...

Created Equal: How the war in Gaza is complicating pregnancy

We have heard a lot about the war in Gaza — about the politics and positioning on both sides, and...

Created Equal: Detroit-native Tonya Mosley discusses new podcast, ‘She Has a Name’

"Unknown Woman 1987" Set against the backdrop of the drug epidemic in 1980s Detroit, She Has A Name is a...

Created Equal: Sports betting causing a public health crisis?

The sports betting business is booming, with Americans waging a record-high $119.84 billion in 2023 as more states allowed it....

Created Equal: Why memories about Black life and history matter today 

In February 2021, The Atlantic launched "Inheritance," a multi-year reporting project about American history, Black life and the resilience of...

Created Equal: What are the consequences of omitting America’s racial history?

Nikki Haley was criticized for omitting slavery when she was asked about the cause of the civil war but she...

Created Equal: Setting the historical record straight on Black invention in America

Black Americans have largely been left out of the story of American invention. In the North and South, patents from...