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have come a long way on various indicators of success, they continue to lag behind, and it is important to push back on outdated stereotypes.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Battle to Protect the Vote
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.
True South: Unleashing Democracy in the Black Belt 50 Years After Freedom Summer
Report Fifty years after Freedom Summer, the stretch of heavily black southern states that make up the “Black Belt” are still defined by racial polarization, with black voters often locked out of statewide politics. This report examines the demographic and political changes that are poised to shake up the status quo and defines three lessons from Freedom Summer that organizers can use to advance democracy in the Black Belt—including a massive wave of voter registration.
Old School Love Recognizes the University of North Carolina’s Painful Past
Even when it’s difficult to embrace, devotion to my alma mater demands learning and sharing its true history.