Facets of Syracuse's history are responsible for the systemic, institutional problems that fracture society.
Decades of public policy decisions segregated Syracuse neighborhoods and have created stark differences in opportunities, income and jobs based on where people live.
SU master’s candidate Folabomi Olujimi writes about juggling her love for writing, family obligations, and the uncertainties of studying in the U.S. as an international student.
Commentary: A Seminole student studying at Syracuse University details her story of dealing with institutional racism to be a part of progressive change.
The Syracuse 8 protest still resonates half a century after their courageous stand for equality in college athletics.
The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded the disparities that impact everyday lives.
Asian American students defy what it means to be a forgotten minority.
Eight protestors of racial injustice tell their stories as they witnessed and experienced movements of social change.
The pandemic has sent a Syracuse LGBTQ-friendly bar and cafe into limbo, closing and re-opening several times in the last year.
The COVID-19 pandemic reinforces disparities when it comes to healthcare and treatment for minorities.
Deaf and hard of hearing voters have difficulties accessing political information due to a few or no accommodations.
For already stressed families, the pandemic intensifies a need to address educational inequities and help Syracuse’s youth succeed in school.
With the help of simply basketball, Pass Da R.O.C.K has become integral to improving the lives of teens in the Syracuse City School District.
A collection of profiles that take a personal look at just some of the wide array of people that make up Syracuse New York.
Owners of Syracuse's Black-owned businesses share how the coronavirus pandemic has affected them.
Students have taken to Instagram to share their experiences of discrimination at SU and express support for their peers.
Transgender individuals have been historically barred from serving in the military, recent policy changes have allowed them to serve once again.
Syracuse activists and leaders say justice prevails with Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict but the fight for police reforms must press on.
Black male children are often taught coping strategies to survive racism in America.
Sexual assault survivors of color are using social media platforms to break their silence and create a space for communal healing.
With a law enforcement that doesn’t proportionally represent the Syracuse demographics it serves, the disparity can leave Spanish speakers misunderstood.
Long-running tensions sow town-and-gown divisions between Syracuse University and the city it calls home.
With an abundance of inequalities, conversations and calls for action around building a better future are taking shape.
Food insecurity in Syracuse disproportionately affects marginalized communities, but residents are working to develop solutions.
Inequality within the arts has both evolved and been exposed in Syracuse by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joey Pagano felt accepted by his peers in high school despite his cerebral palsy. He expected the same in college. What went wrong?
Equal-pay advocates call for collective action and say that legislation is not enough to close the wage gap
Onondaga County leaders and organizations remain hopeful about local job opportunities on the I-81 project for people of color.
At Syracuse University, a panel of local Black activists explain the need for legislative action against police brutality.
An immersive look at the highway that ripped apart a predominantly Black neighborhood now may guide what's next.