Progressive Groups Must Reflect the Ideals They Champion
Progressive organizations need diverse leaders and staffs from the communities that they support if they are to accomplish their ambitious goals. A more just management structure can help us get there.
Who Are Asian Americans?
Fact Sheet These fact sheets provide a detailed look at 10 groups of Asian Americans by national origin.
Fact Sheets: Economic Benefits of Reducing Racial and Ethnic Inequality
Fact Sheet With the U.S. Census Bureau estimating that the majority of the U.S. population will be people of color by 2043, it is increasingly important that policymakers enact progressive policies that would improve the economic prospects and increase income for people of color.
The Changing Face of America’s Electorate
Issue Brief Changing electoral demographics will have noticeable effects on the 2016 elections. In 2016, to win the presidency—as well as many U.S. Senate races—both parties will need to secure substantial support from voters of color.
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.
Exploring Our Unconscious Biases
A test that measures implicit biases offers some surprises that inspire both self-reflection and uncertainty.
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have come a long way on various indicators of success, they continue to lag behind, and it is important to push back on outdated stereotypes.
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.
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.
5 Reasons Why Sen. Alexander’s Education Bill Fails Communities of Color
Fact Sheet As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, proposed bill ignores opportunity to improve U.S. school systems for communities of color.
Examining White Privilege
A conversation with scholar Peggy McIntosh helps shed light on how public awareness of the benefits of being born white has evolved over the years.