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The Ryan Budget Once Again Hurts Communities of Color

Paul RyanFor the fourth straight year, Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget leaves communities of color behind in order to protect tax breaks for millionaires, Big Oil and big corporations.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Friday, April 4, 2014

Cómo el Presupuesto de Ryan afectará a las comunidades de color

Por los dos últimos años, el presidente de Comité Presupuestario de la Cámara de Representantes Paul Ryan (R-WI) dio a conocer presupuestos que beneficiaría a los estadounidenses más ricos a costa de todos los demás. La semana pasada, aquellos que esperaban que los presupuestos fiscales del año 2014 de Paul Ryan fueran diferentes a sus […]

By Daniella Gibbs Leger and Morriah Kaplan | Thursday, March 21, 2013

How the Ryan Budget Will Affect Communities of Color

Rep. Paul RyanThe new House Republican budget will gut the social safety net, slow growth, and kill jobs and investment—all disproportionately impacting communities of color.

By Morriah Kaplan and Daniella Gibbs Leger | Monday, March 18, 2013

Two Men Working Our Last Nerve This Election Year

Daniella Gibbs Léger explains why she's aggravated by Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Why Fried Chicken Is Still No Laughing Matter

Even in a "post-racial" society, joking about stereotypes isn't cool, writes Daniella Gibbs Léger.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Monday, April 16, 2012

Trayvon Martin: So Many Baffling Questions

Daniella Gibbs Leger uses examples from the Trayvon Martin shooting case to show that we're hardly living in a post-racial society.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Ryan Budget Would Cause More Pain for Communities of Color

Daniella Gibbs Leger outlines how Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget hurts the middle class and communities of color.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Komen’s Backpedal on Planned Parenthood Funding Put Women’s Health at Risk

The Susan G. Komen Foundation's decision to refuse to renew grants to Planned Parenthood has the potential to hurt millions of women, particularly women of color, writes Daniella Gibbs Leger in The Grio.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Male Privilege and the Birth Control Debate

Some people can't get the basic facts right on birth control because they can't see beyond their own circumstances, writes Daniella Gibbs Leger in The Huffington Post.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Obama Steps Up for Communities of Color

Daniella Gibbs Leger parses the president’s latest budget to see how communities of color fare in education, housing, and jobs.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Monday, February 13, 2012

Martin Luther King, Obama, and My Parents

Daniella Leger explains in a Loop 21 op-ed why she was extra emotional during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Fear of a Black Planet: Pat Buchanan Says Diversity Isn’t American

Daniella Leger discusses Pat Buchanan's view that diversity isn't American.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Monday, December 12, 2011

The Path to 270

Daniella Leger discusses how demographic changes and the economy will affect the 2012 presidential elections.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Uncovering Race

Daniella Gibbs Léger speaks with longtime journalist and author Amy Alexander, whose new book explores race coverage in the media.

By Daniella Gibbs Leger | Thursday, December 1, 2011

Progress 2050: New Ideas for a Diverse America

book_alt2 icon Report Vanessa Cárdenas, Julie Ajinkya, and Daniella Gibbs Leger explain the demographic changes our nation will experience over the next four decades and why a progressive vision is needed to ensure we take advantage of diversity as one of our greatest assets.

By Vanessa Cárdenas, Julie Ajinkya, and Daniella Gibbs Leger | Tuesday, October 18, 2011