All-In Nation: An America that Works for All
All-In Nation describes how strong communities of color are critical to America’s economic future and lays out a comprehensive policy agenda to build an equitable economy where everyone, including fast-growing communities of color, can participate and thrive. Read more →
Reclaiming History in ‘The Birth of a Nation’
A new movie with an old title recasts black men as heroic and inspirational figures in the American story.
5 Things You Need to Know About Flint’s Water Crisis
Video Government officials in Michigan have been scrambling to address the fallout of the man-made water catastrophe in Flint that poisoned thousands of mostly low-income people of color.
What About White Voters?
An examination of the demographic trends that are shaping our changing electorate.
Protecting America from Racism in the Water
The Flint water crisis highlights the continuing disparities that people of color face in finding access to fair housing and healthy communities.
Why #OscarsSoWhite Matters
The film industry exercises a huge amount of influence on perceptions of success in America—or the lack thereof.
Saving the Best for Last
President Obama’s final State of the Union address challenged voters to do the hard work of fulfilling the American promise.
The Path to 270 in 2016
Report This report examines the upcoming 2016 election through a comprehensive analysis and projection of demographic and electoral trends nationally and in 12 battleground states.
Latinos Are Shaping the Future of the United States
Report The development of Latinos as the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population will change the electoral landscape, but the extent of their impact depends on actions related to immigration and trade across the Americas.
When a ‘Race Problem’ Becomes a Social Challenge
Recent high-profile incidents of racism on U.S. college campuses highlight long-term realities for students of color and help reframe the purpose of higher education in the face of demographic shifts.
Investing in the Education of Students of Color Benefits All Americans
As Congress reauthorizes the ESEA, federal lawmakers must make sure that the needs of all students are met.
America’s Latest Drug Epidemic is a Horse of a Different Color
With heroin ravaging the heartland, U.S. policymakers are rethinking the draconian responses of the past and embracing a more tolerant and compassionate approach.
The Myth of Police Reluctance
Despite claims to the contrary, there is no evidence to suggest that the “Hands Up” movement has caused the police to stand down.
More Money, More Problems
Report A new CAP report looks at the challenge of sustaining judicial diversity on the bench in the face of big-money judicial elections.
People of Color: Their Contributions, Their Potential
Fact Sheet As demographics shift and the share of people of color in the U.S. population continues to increase, it is important to take notice of the contributions that people of color make to the United States and their potential contributions to the nation in the future.