Some congressional leaders are still advancing policies that threaten to exclude low-income families and people of color from the social safety net.
While the coffee giant’s widely mocked racial discussion may have been well intentioned, it failed to overcome the usual obstacles to discussing race in America.
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.
Political scientist and voting rights advocate Curtis Gans passed away last weekend, but his life’s work must continue.
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have come a long way on various indicators of success, they continue to lag behind, and it is important to push back on outdated stereotypes.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 recently revealed racist video filmed at a University of Oklahoma fraternity event is simply a reflection of America’s larger societal problems.
Report An accurate, comprehensive census is crucial to our democracy.
Video Watch this three-minute video to learn about all of the great things we get from the census and why it needs stable funding.
A new Center for American Progress report considers America’s race and ethnic shift and the far-reaching policy implications of this demographic change.
Interactive This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060.
Report The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states.
Conservative efforts to whitewash the history taught in our schools not only harms students but also dishonors and degrades the great American story.
While the importance of free speech cannot be understated, the amount of negativity we observe and consume on a daily basis threatens to undermine the quality of civic life.
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.
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.