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How Congress Is Supporting Inequality in Its FY 2016 Budget Proposals

Some congressional leaders are still advancing policies that threaten to exclude low-income families and people of color from the social safety net.

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The Untold Narrative of Black Men in the United States

Although black men have come a long way on various indicators of success, they continue to lag behind, and it is important to push back on outdated stereotypes.

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The Evolution of Race and Ethnicity Classifications in the Decennial Census

As concepts of race and ethnicity evolve, the methods and language used by the decennial census to capture data are key to ensuring that policymakers recognize and understand all communities, particularly growing communities of color.

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Infographic: Government Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data

The decennial census has undergone significant changes as the U.S. population has evolved. Rapidly changing demographics continue to present challenges to the U.S. government in its effort to collect demographic data.

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5 Reasons Why Sen. Alexander’s Education Bill Fails Communities of Color

article icon Fact Sheet As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, proposed bill ignores opportunity to improve U.S. school systems for communities of color.

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Will the New Tech Economy Solve the Old Economy’s Racial Problems?

The new tech economy has not conquered racial bias. The racial and ethnic unemployment disparities in computer science are nearly the same as those in other fields.

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5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

A look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

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5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for African Americans

A look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the African American community.

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5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Latinos

A look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the Latino community.

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The Battle to Protect the Vote

book_alt2 icon Report This report analyzes the impact of new voting restrictions in the 2014 midterm elections, with a focus on five states that have seen recent significant increases in population and political participation in communities of color.

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An Ivy League Game of the Dozens

Let black intellectuals debate their differences and settle their scores in wars of words.

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