In Pursuit of Equitable Change
When it comes to gentrification, doing the right thing requires finding common ground that thoughtfully considers the needs and concerns of new neighbors and long-time residents.
A Presidential Effort to Help Black and Latino Youth
President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative is a noble call to action, but structural changes in America are needed to improve opportunities for impoverished black and Latino boys.
Reading Between the Data
Report When considering how best to address economic inequality, policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community.
The Meaning of Race in a 21st Century America
As rapid demographic changes occur, Americans must understand—not fear—the inevitable changes to our society.
Better Reflecting Our Country’s Growing Diversity
Issue Brief We need to make our national park system more inclusive and reflective of the totality of the diverse American experience.
Of Beatles, Boomers, and Black History
One black man’s perspective on the cultural impact of Beatlemania in America.
What Will Be the Political Discourse Post-Obama?
Fox News’ self-serving Super Bowl sit-down with the president highlighted the fractious nature of our politics that may well be a fixture well into the future.
A New Force for America’s Families
Issue Brief A brief on how African American and Latina women view the economy.
Coming Together on Behalf of Unemployed Americans
Income inequality seems set to become the hot-button issue of the new year, as politicians and citizens alike turn their attention to the unemployed.
Remembering Nelson Mandela
The author’s personal encounter with Nelson Mandela showed the man’s quiet dignity and strength.
Sequestering Opportunity for American Indians and Alaska Natives
The latest poverty numbers highlight the dramatically negative effects that federal funding cuts are having on the AI/AN population.
Affordable Care Act Outreach: Targeted Communication Strategies for LGBT Communities
This user-friendly guide presents research-based strategies that will aid health insurance enrollment efforts and consumer outreach to different subgroups of the LGBT population.
Is White Supremacy Making a Comeback?
White supremacy is probably not returning, as recent studies suggest white Americans are increasingly more progressive on matters of race, as those who long for a return to the nation’s racist past dwindle in number and political influence.
Hoop Dreams Versus Hoop Reality
The truth about basketball isn’t what you’d expect.
The School-Readiness Gap and Preschool Benefits for Children of Color
Issue Brief Laying the groundwork for America’s future success and broadly shared prosperity means investing in our growing communities of color today.