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Race and Ethnicity: Archives

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

The School-Readiness Gap and Preschool Benefits for Children of Color

French's Child Learning and Development Center article icon Issue Brief Laying the groundwork for America’s future success and broadly shared prosperity means investing in our growing communities of color today.

By Farah Ahmad and Katie Hamm | Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Fact Sheet: The State of Asian American Women in the United States

article icon Fact Sheet This is a snapshot of how Asian American women are faring in health, education, entrepreneurship, economic security, and political leadership.

By Marcus T. Smith | Thursday, November 7, 2013

Fact Sheet: The State of African American Women in the United States

article icon Fact Sheet This is a snapshot of how African American women are faring in health, education, entrepreneurship, economic security, and political leadership.

By Maria Guerra | Thursday, November 7, 2013

Fact Sheet: The State of Latinas in the United States

article icon Fact Sheet This is a snapshot of how Latina women are faring in health, education, entrepreneurship, economic security, and political leadership.

By Mareshah Jackson | Thursday, November 7, 2013

The President and the Press

Depending on whom you ask, President Obama is either too cozy or too remote with the press.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Infographic: Latino Voter Turnout in Virginia

As the Virginia gubernatorial race draws to a close, it is important to note the growing impact of the rising Latino electorate in the commonwealth.

By Progress 2050 | Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The State of Women of Color in the United States

African American women 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