Report A first-of-its-kind analysis of county-level 2012 election data finds that, in 16 states, voters in counties with a higher percentage of minorities cast provisional ballots at higher rates.
Issue Brief As diversity among U.S. students increases, investment in public colleges—particularly in two-year institutions that disproportionately serve students of color—is an investment in the future.
Irrational fears about the Ebola virus are leading to discrimination and ostracism of Africans in the United States.
The housing industry and Congress need to address the massive disparities that persist in the housing market and the economy based on the color of one’s skin.
Report Investments in infants and toddlers—the most racially and ethnically diverse group in U.S. history—are a down payment on a brighter future for us all.
Growing economic stratification makes America’s promise of opportunity for all ring increasingly hollow.
The recent firestorm over a New York Times preview of television’s “How to Get Away With Murder” highlights the fact that pop culture now has the tools to take racial insensitivity to task.
Charts New poverty and income data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census underscore that it is time to enact policies to create jobs, raise wages, and invest in family economic security.
Black Americans have no reason to fear job losses from the promised White House protections for undocumented immigrant families.
Report Improving economic and health outcomes for communities of color has the potential to help combat Social Security’s projected shortfall and improve the economic security of a struggling middle class.
Perhaps the turmoil playing out in the Show Me State will serve to highlight the still unaddressed inequities hamstringing this nation and point a way forward for all of us.
A hashtag campaign confronts the racial biases in the images we see and challenges the opinions we embrace of young, black Americans.
The anthropologist who coined the phrase “the burden of acting white” argues that male experts have misunderstood her work as she’s been overlooked in the public debate over her research.
The Center for American Progress Leadership Institute has launched a podcast series to provide a place for progressive professionals of color to analyze policy issues affecting vulnerable communities across America.