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Race and Ethnicity: Archives

When BBQ Meets Diversity

North Carolina HispanicsHow the simple act of sitting down to a traditional North Carolina meal highlighted the demographic shift that is changing the face and tastes of America.

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, March 19, 2014

In Pursuit of Equitable Change

gentrificationWhen 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.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A Presidential Effort to Help Black and Latino Youth

Obama My Brother's Keeper speechPresident 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.

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Reading Between the Data

San Francisco woman and mural book_alt2 icon Report When considering how best to address economic inequality, policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community.

By Farah Z. Ahmad and Christian E. Weller | Monday, March 3, 2014

The Meaning of Race in a 21st Century America

ChurchAs rapid demographic changes occur, Americans must understand—not fear—the inevitable changes to our society.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Better Reflecting Our Country’s Growing Diversity

article icon Issue Brief We need to make our national park system more inclusive and reflective of the totality of the diverse American experience.

By Jessica Goad, Matt Lee-Ashley, and Farah Z. Ahmad | Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Of Beatles, Boomers, and Black History

Beatles, black historyOne black man’s perspective on the cultural impact of Beatlemania in America.

By Carl Chancellor | Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, February 11, 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

Coming Together on Behalf of Unemployed Americans

Kaine and Levin walk to Senate unemployment test voteIncome inequality seems set to become the hot-button issue of the new year, as politicians and citizens alike turn their attention to the unemployed.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Dawn Mabery, Bill Clinton, Nelson MandelaThe author’s personal encounter with Nelson Mandela showed the man’s quiet dignity and strength.

By Dawn Mabery, with Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Sequestering Opportunity for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Furloughed Crow Tribe employeesThe latest poverty numbers highlight the dramatically negative effects that federal funding cuts are having on the AI/AN population.

By Erik Stegman and Amber Ebarb | Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Affordable Care Act Outreach: Targeted Communication Strategies for LGBT Communities

I Love Obamacare castThis user-friendly guide presents research-based strategies that will aid health insurance enrollment efforts and consumer outreach to different subgroups of the LGBT population.

By Laura E. Durso, Kellan Baker, and Andrew Cray | Friday, November 22, 2013

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.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Hoop Dreams Versus Hoop Reality

The truth about basketball isn’t what you’d expect.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, November 12, 2013