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A new publication by Amanda Frost, Ann Loeb Bronfman Distinguished Professor of Law and Government, exposes a hidden history of discrimination and xenophobia that still exists today. “When you see the Confederate flag being marched through the U.S. Capitol [on Jan. 6, 2021] in front of a picture of noted abolitionist Charles Sumner as well as John Calhoun, a noted supported of slavery – it’s a stark visual reminder that we’ve never resolved this aspect of our history.” - Professor Frost

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SIS ProfessorJohanna Mendelson-Forman discusses the complex reasons behind the stark food price inflation indicated in the recent Food Index released by the United Nations in this Q&A.  

"Food prices are part of the food security equation. Access to food means more than just having enough food to feed a family, but also resources to purchase that food. There is more than enough food available to provide for every person on the planet."- Professor Mendelson-Forman  

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