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Salon.com

Fixing foster care wouldn't actually be that hard—or that expensive

PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts argues for dismantling the current “multi-billion-dollar apparatus” of foster care, since the bulk of its investigations and removals penalize specific families for poverty.

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Slate.com

The Clinton-era adoption law that still devastates Black families today

In an Op-Ed, PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts urges the repeal of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 for its negative impact on Black families.

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Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien

First-time home buyers priced out by high mortgage rates and price points

PIK Professor Lance Freeman discusses the forces that first-time home buyers must fight against when it comes to gentrification.

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Los Angeles Times

‘I can’t keep fighting the system’: DACA recipients are leaving the U.S., disheartened by years of instability’

Roberto Gonzales of the School of Arts & Sciences says that DACA beneficiaries are frustrated by the inability to change their legal status, despite the program’s possibility for upward mobility.

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KPFA

Abolition and the child welfare system w/ Dorothy Roberts

On an episode of “Law and Disorder,” PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts addresses the widespread impact and damage done to Black Americans by agencies like Child Protective Services.

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Times Higher Education

Radical transparency can fix bad behavior by academic journals

In an Op-Ed, Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts & Sciences writes that operational data like desk rejection rates and peer review processing times would be more useful for correcting sloppy journal practices than an “author’s bill of rights.”

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