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Race and Ethnicity

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Toward Trust

book_alt2 icon Report Baltimore activists offer six ideas to make the Baltimore Police Department more accountable, transparent, and effective at preventing and solving serious crimes.

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The Long, Reenergized Fight to Improve Policing in Baltimore

As recent events place Baltimore’s history of racial tension and institutional discrimination at the center of public attention, a new report outlines a path for police reform.

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Point of Entry

book_alt2 icon Report The disciplinary use of suspension and expulsion for the nation’s youngest students—particularly African American students—has long-term damaging effects on children, as well as society as a whole.

registering Latino voter

Top 6 Facts on the Latino Vote

Latinos are a growing segment of the electorate and tremendous potential exists for them to gain much more political power in 2016 and beyond.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the nation’s fastest-growing racial group. But despite their soaring numbers, they still face barriers to reaching the voting booth.

Students of color

People of Color: Their Contributions, Their Potential

article icon Fact Sheet As demographics shift and the share of people of color in the U.S. population continues to increase, it is important to take notice of the contributions that people of color make to the United States and their potential contributions to the nation in the future.

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3 Ways President Obama Can Help Native Communities Avert Climate Catastrophe

During his visit to Alaska this August, President Obama has an opportunity to help imperiled Alaska Native villages escape climate disaster.

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It Is Time to Update the Voting Rights Act

In the absence of a new Voting Rights Act, the right to vote is not protected for all Americans.

Sikh shooting vigil

Remembering Oak Creek

The three-year anniversary of the mass shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, highlights the resilience, unity, and positivity of this often misunderstood religious community.

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8 Facts You Should Know About the Criminal Justice System and People of Color

This collection of facts highlights the disparate impact that the criminal justice system has on people of color.

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When a ‘Race Problem’ Becomes a Social Challenge

Recent high-profile incidents of racism on U.S. college campuses highlight long-term realities for students of color and help reframe the purpose of higher education in the face of demographic shifts.

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