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Progress 2050

Progress 2050 is a project of the Center for American Progress that develops new ideas for an increasingly diverse America. The United States will become a nation with no clear racial or ethnic majority by the year 2050. This expected transition provides the progressive movement with an exciting opportunity to help America live up to its ideals of equality and justice for all.
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Five Truths About Voter Suppression Article
An election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas, February 2014. (AP/Eric Gay)

Five Truths About Voter Suppression

Trump’s investigation of American voters is another pretext for further voter suppression, which is already depriving Americans of their right to vote.

Connor Maxwell, Danielle Root

Trump’s Avoidance of Black Press Reveals Tense Relations Article
White House Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault, right, walks past President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 2017. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump’s Avoidance of Black Press Reveals Tense Relations

In the black press’ dealings with the new administration, as throughout its history, it struggles for respect from public officials while pressing for responses to readers’ concerns.

Paul Delaney

Communities of Color Cannot Afford a Weakened CFPB Report
Shown is an ACE Cash Express outlet on San Mateo Boulevard in Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 2015. (AP/Vik Jolly)

Communities of Color Cannot Afford a Weakened CFPB

The Trump administration and Congress are threatening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s role in defending communities of color in banking.

Joe Valenti, Danyelle Solomon

Stop Playing Politics with People’s Lives Article
A University of Maryland Medical Center infection control specialist inspects the catheter on a shock trauma center patient on November 17, 2010, in Baltimore. (AP/Rob Carr)

Stop Playing Politics with People’s Lives

We need a health care system that delivers care with compassion and guards the right to affordable, effective health care.

Taison Bell

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