Connor Maxwell is a senior policy analyst for Race and Ethnicity Policy at American Progress. His work focuses on criminal justice, racial justice, diversity, and inclusion issues. Prior to joining American Progress, he interned at the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the American Civil Liberties Union, and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Policy from the University of Virginia.

By Connor Maxwell
Coronavirus Compounds Inequality and Endangers Communities of ColorCenter for American ProgressMarch 27, 2020
Women of Color: A Collective Powerhouse in the U.S. ElectorateCenter for American ProgressNovember 19, 2019
5 Reasons to Support Affirmative Action in College AdmissionsCenter for American ProgressOctober 1, 2019
Systemic Inequality: Displacement, Exclusion, and SegregationCenter for American ProgressAugust 7, 2019
Systematic Inequality and Economic OpportunityCenter for American ProgressAugust 7, 2019
Simulating How Progressive Proposals Affect the Racial Wealth GapCenter for American ProgressAugust 7, 2019
Systematic Inequality and American DemocracyCenter for American ProgressAugust 7, 2019
Florida’s Modern-Day Poll TaxCenter for American ProgressJune 28, 2019
Zion Williamson is about to join a union. But he should’ve been in one last year.Business InsiderJune 20, 2019
The Madness Doesn’t End in MarchCenter for American ProgressMarch 28, 2019
Trump’s Shutdown Threatened the American Dream, Especially for People of ColorCenter for American ProgressJanuary 31, 2019
Expanding the Authority of State Attorneys General to Combat Police MisconductCenter for American ProgressDecember 12, 2018
25 Ways Sessions and His Justice Department Criminalized and Terrorized Communities of ColorCenter for American ProgressNovember 7, 2018
Conservative Lawmakers Are Suppressing Voters—Here’s What You Can Do to Fight BackCenter for American ProgressOctober 26, 2018
4 Ways to Improve Access to Mental Health Services in Asian American CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressOctober 10, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh Threatens Americans’ Fundamental Right to VoteCenter for American ProgressAugust 9, 2018
5 Ways to Increase Voter Turnout in African American CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressJuly 18, 2018
On the Ground in Puerto RicoCenter for American ProgressJuly 11, 2018
5 Ways to Increase Voter Turnout in Latinx American CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressJune 21, 2018
5 Ways to Increase Voter Turnout in American Indian and Alaska Native CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressJune 12, 2018
Mass Incarceration, Stress, and Black Infant MortalityCenter for American ProgressJune 5, 2018
Reflect: 50 Years Since the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Center for American ProgressApril 6, 2018
America’s Sordid Legacy on Race and Disaster RecoveryCenter for American ProgressApril 5, 2018
Fact Sheets: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Harms Nearly Every Community Across the CountryCenter for American ProgressFebruary 16, 2018
52 Harms in 52 WeeksCenter for American ProgressJanuary 10, 2018
‘We Are Resilient’: The Power of the Black CommunityCenter for American ProgressDecember 18, 2017
4 Ways Repealing the Estate Tax Would Expand the Racial Wealth GapCenter for American ProgressNovember 16, 2017
3 Million Reasons for Environmental Justice in Puerto RicoCenter for American ProgressOctober 19, 2017
Recovering from Hurricane Maria Requires an Extensive Federal ResponseCenter for American ProgressOctober 12, 2017
The Power and Persistence of Black LegislatorsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 22, 2017
Racial Terrorism in the Trump EraMediumAugust 16, 2017
The Trump Administration Is Escalating its War on People of Color By Undermining Affirmative ActionCenter for American ProgressAugust 4, 2017
Trumpcare: What Do Black People Have to Lose? EverythingBlack Star NewsJuly 26, 2017
How Medicaid Cuts Would Hurt People of Color: A State-by-State BreakdownCenter for American ProgressJuly 25, 2017
3 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Devastate Communities of ColorCenter for American ProgressJuly 12, 2017
Substance Use Disorder Is a Public Health Issue, Not a Criminal Justice IssueCenter for American ProgressJune 12, 2017
Five Truths About Voter SuppressionCenter for American ProgressMay 12, 2017