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Race and Ethnicity: Archives

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 Z. 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 Z. Ahmad and Sarah Iverson | Thursday, October 24, 2013

Infographic: African American Voter Turnout in Virginia

The outcome of next month's neck-and-neck Virginia gubernatorial race could very well hinge on the turnout rates of black voters.

By Progress 2050 | Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Parsing Myth from Reality in U.S. Gun Culture

Fess Parker presents rifle to the AlamoMany of the popular notions that underlie American gun culture are based on a reality that never existed.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Beyond ‘Stand Your Ground’: Florida’s Other Racial Profiling Practices

Sybrina Fulton and others article icon Issue Brief Despite legislation against racial profiling, the “Stand Your Ground” law is just one of several ways in which Florida practices it.

By Sarah Iverson | Friday, October 11, 2013

The Impact of the Government Shutdown on People of Color

Felicia Evans LongWe examine federal civilian employees who are being furloughed as a result of the government shutdown and what that means for employees of color.

By Farah Z. Ahmad | Thursday, October 10, 2013

Hard-Right Americans Fear the Future

Bill O'ReillyConservative voters’ refusal to embrace a diverse and multicultural America has led to a temper tantrum that threatens to bring the nation’s economy to a halt.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Marissa Alexander Stands Her Ground

Marissa AlexanderGeorge Zimmerman used Stand Your Ground laws to evade arrest. Marissa Alexander defended herself from her husband, used Stand Your Ground, and was convicted anyway. Why?

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Why Economic Disadvantage Becomes Educational Disadvantage

University of WashingtonEven with equivalent educational achievement, students from poorer backgrounds have much less of a shot to get into top universities than their privileged peers.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, September 24, 2013

How to Fix College Sports

Paul RobesonMoneyed interests and a lack of respect and historical understanding are ruining college sports—but not irretrievably.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, September 17, 2013