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Adia Wingfield and Joe Madison – “Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy”

SiriusXM News & Issues

Joe Madison invited sociology Prof. Adia Wingfield, from Washington University in St. Louis, to discuss her book “Flatlining,” an honest and in-depth examination of what it means to be black and working in health care today.

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Black Men’s Work

No Jargon Podcast

How do black men in high-powered professions navigate race and gender at work? 

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Black Privilege App

KCUR Radio

A new app looking to connect people with black-owned businesses has chosen Kansas City as a launch pad

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Difficulties Black Men Face in the Field of Nursing

The Joe Madison Show

Joe Madison and Washington University Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield

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Ferguson: 5 years later, racial tension lingers nationally

AP News

Michael Brown’s death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment in American race relations. 

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Gender & Work Symposium 2018

Harvard Business School

A conversation with Adia Harvey Wingfield 

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If You’re a Young Black Woman in Corporate America, You’re More Likely to Be Underpaid—And Stressed

The Oprah Magazine

The particular financial anxiety of being young, professional, female—and Black.

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Neoliberalism, Black healthcare workers and the outsourcing of racial equity

This is Hell

As public hospitals and care centers tout the value of racial diversity, the actual labor required to serve communities of color is passed onto Black workers, often without additional resources, support or compensation.

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Nuanced Challenges, Disparities Face Black Doctors and Other Medical Professionals of Color

St. Louis Public Radio

Professor Wingfield discusses her latest research on black workers in the medical field. 

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Racial Outsourcing

The Kathryn Zox Show

What happens to black health care professionals in the new economy, where work is insecure and organizational resources are scarce? 

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Real diversity or “racial outsourcing”?


What happens when a company says it values diversity but doesn’t do the work needed to live up to that value?

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Researchers Find Racial Wage Gap Has Grown

National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered”

Economist Valerie Wilson, Adia Harvey Wingfield, and host Michel Martin discuss a new study finding a greater racial wage gap in 2015 than in 1979. 

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The Asian Glass Ceiling: Studying the Model Minority Myth


Asian Americans are the forgotten minority in the glass ceiling conversation.

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The Dearth Of Black CEOs: How Corporate Diversity Initiatives Ignore People Of Color


Despite decades of work on diversity in corporate America, progress has been limited and has even reversed at the executive level.

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Three Questions with Adia Harvey Wingfield

Washington Magazine

Professor Wingfield discusses her research on racial and gender inequality at work. 

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Unraveling complicated issues of inequality in workplaces, communities

The Source

New book, ‘Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in The New Economy,’ studies ‘racial outsourcing’

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When Medical Schools Become Less Diverse

The Atlantic

Texas Tech recently announced it will no longer take race into account in admissions to its medical school—a move that might affect not only aspiring doctors, but many of their would-be patients as well.

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When Women Are A Minority of One At Work

The Wall Street Journal

Women say they feel invisible and at risk for a host of difficulties when they’re the only person of their gender or race on their team. 

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Why Women and People of Color in Law Still Hear “You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer”

Harvard Business Review

In the legal field, a popular refrain directed at women and people of color is “You don’t look like a lawyer.”