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A Win-Win for an All-In Nation

book_alt2 icon Report Improving economic and health outcomes for communities of color has the potential to help combat Social Security’s projected shortfall and improve the economic security of a struggling middle class.

By Christian E. Weller and Farah Z. Ahmad | Monday, August 25, 2014

Fourth grade teacher Chevonne Dixon teaches class

Retaining Teachers of Color in Our Public Schools

book_alt2 icon Report Through targeted reform efforts, states, districts, and school leaders—as well as policymakers and communities of color—can improve the retention rates and effectiveness of teachers of color.

By Glenda L. Partee | Saturday, June 28, 2014

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Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Georgia Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Georgia.

By Jamal Hagler | Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in North Carolina Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in North Carolina.

By Jamal Hagler | Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Colorado Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Colorado.

By Jamal Hagler | Thursday, October 30, 2014

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U.S. Ebola Hysteria Is the Wrong Response to the Epidemic

Irrational fears about the Ebola virus are leading to discrimination and ostracism of Africans in the United States.

By Sam Fulwood III | Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Why Immigration Reform Is Good for All

Black Americans have no reason to fear job losses from the promised White House protections for undocumented immigrant families.

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A Better America: Equity for All

The Center for American Progress Leadership Institute has launched a podcast series to provide a place for progressive professionals of color to analyze policy issues affecting vulnerable communities across America.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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Teacher Diversity Revisited

article icon Issue Brief A new study reveals that the diversity of the U.S. teacher workforce is not keeping pace with the nation’s rapidly changing demographics.

By Ulrich Boser | Sunday, May 4, 2014

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State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

book_alt2 icon Report Read the full report, released on September 11, 2014.
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 Z. Ahmad | Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Louisiana Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Louisiana.

By Jamal Hagler | Friday, October 31, 2014

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