Fred Harris Essay on Racial Inequality after Racism in Foreign Affairs

An essay by CAAPS Director Fredrick Harris and Robert Lieberman, Professor of Political Science and Provost of Johns Hopkins University, is featured as part of a special issue on the global dimensions of race in the March/April issue of Foreign Affairs. Their essay "Racial Inequality After Racism: How Institutions Hold Back African-Americans" calls for a re-focus on institutional racism and for stress tests--modeled after stress tests for financial institutions--to evauate the propensity of institutions to perpetuate racial inequality. Other contributors include the philosopher Anthony Appiah on the history of race as a concept, the political scientist Deborah Yashar on race in Latin America, and the political scientist James Gibson on race in South Africa.