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Race and Ethnicity

Challenges Remain in the Battle for Equal Rights

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, it is important to note that we have not finished the fight for equality.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Family at food pantry

The Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage for People of Color

If the minimum wage were increased to $10.10 per hour, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians would see an increase in total wages of $16.1 billion.

By Vanessa Cárdenas | Monday, April 21, 2014

Paul Ryan

The Ryan Budget Once Again Hurts Communities of Color

For 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

African American women

The State of Women of Color in the United States

book_alt2 icon Report CAP examines both the progress made and the challenges remaining for women of color across the country.

By Farah Ahmad and Sarah Iverson | Thursday, October 24, 2013

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Lessons Learned

article icon Issue Brief Higher-education institutions, particularly those that disproportionately serve students of color, play a critical role in educating low-income students and reducing economic inequality.

By David A. Bergeron, Farah Ahmad, and Elizabeth Baylor | Thursday, April 10, 2014

How the Ryan Budget Hurts Communities of Color

The fiscal year 2015 Ryan budget once again puts millionaires, big corporations, and Big Oil ahead of communities of color.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Of Bats, Gloves, and an All-In Nation

What America’s pastime can teach us about what it takes to achieve the American Dream of equal opportunity.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Anita Hill

What Anita Hill’s Struggle Still Teaches Women About Equality

More than 20 years after the solitary law professor stood up for herself to give visibility and voice to women’s rights, the struggle for gender equality and fairness continues.

By Patricia E. Gaston | Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Interactive: How Immigrants Will Reshape Our Workforce

In the coming decades, immigrants and their children will grow our economic future and strengthen our workforce. Watch the video and then explore the data yourself.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

A New Force for America’s Families

article icon Issue Brief A brief on how African American and Latina women view the economy.

By John Halpin | Sunday, January 12, 2014

AAPI festival

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are quickly reaching the critical mass needed to be politically relevant, but data about this group have often been unavailable. This series features the most comprehensive research and analysis for the fastest-growing demographic in the United States.

By Karthick Ramakrishnan and Farah Ahmad | Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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