How Pay Inequity Hurts Women of Color
With women being the breadwinners in a growing number of families, pay equity isn’t only a basic right, it is an economic necessity—particularly for women of color. Read more →
2012 Election Was a Historic First for Black Voters
A recent Census Bureau report confirms what many African Americans already believed: Attempts to suppress the black vote in 2012 only served to stoke turnout.
Borrowers of Color Need More Options to Reduce Their Student-Loan Debt
Offering students of color more ways to reduce their student debt, including refinancing their loans, would provide a boost to the overall economy and ensure a better future for communities of color.
Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Latina Women and Their Families
As Latinas continue to comprise a growing share of our nation’s population, we must continue to push forward the importance of pay equity.
Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Asian American Women and Their Families
Closing the wage gap will bring more Asian American women into leadership positions, give equal opportunity to immigrant women, and bring positive change to all of our communities.
Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to African American Women and Their Families
Pay equity is not only necessary to promote a just workforce in the long run; it is also needed for the immediate benefit of the children and families of these hardworking women.
Top 10 Numbers That Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Native American Women and Their Families
As the fight to close the gender wage gap continues, it is imperative to pay attention to the needs of Native American women and their families, and ensure that they truly have equal access to health care, education, and a respectable standard of living.
Moving Past Stereotypes in Basketball—and in Life
One Utah high school basketball team is breaking down prevalent stereotypes about race in the sport and showing America that talent isn’t color coded.
How the Ryan Budget Will Affect Communities of Color
The new House Republican budget will gut the social safety net, slow growth, and kill jobs and investment—all disproportionately impacting communities of color.
Toward 2050 in Texas
Report While the Houston region has also become one of the most diverse metro regions across the nation, its growing communities of color have not equally shared in the region’s economic recovery.
Rethinking How to Address the Growing Female Prison Population
Climbing U.S. incarceration rates for women continue to devastate families and communities with few societal benefits.
Why Global Economies Need to Invest in Women of Color
Businesses owned by women of color are a substantial economic force, and as women of color are one of the fastest-growing segments in entrepreneurialism, investing in women of color is simply smart economics.
The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013
These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health.
Infographic: The Growth of the Latino Electorate in Key States
Latino voters made a remarkable difference in the 2012 elections, and given the Latino population's rapid growth, its political influence will likely be greater in the 2014 and 2016 elections.
Top 10 Reasons Why People of Color Should Care About Sequestration
Sequestration will have a particularly harmful effect on communities of color, who were hit first and worst by the Great Recession and have yet to significantly feel the effects of the recovery.