At Long Last, A Wrong Righted for Disenfranchised Virginians
Virginia should be commended for restoring voting rights to 210,000 felons who have lawfully served their time.
5 Things to Know About Communities of Color and Environmental Justice
The Flint, Michigan, crisis is just one example of the many environmental injustices that communities of color are facing.
The Problem with the National Response to Police Racism
Police behavior in American cities such as Chicago should no longer come as a surprise.
When Home Disappears
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx hopes to build a transportation system that works for everyone.
6 Things You Should Know About Women of Color and the Criminal Justice System
Women are the fastest-growing portion of the U.S. prison population. In particular, women of color are disproportionately affected by the criminal justice system.
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.
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.
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.
Building a More Inclusive National Park System for All Americans
Issue Brief Congress and the president should work to conserve places that better reflect America’s diverse population and help engage new generations to visit and explore their shared heritage and resources.
The Curious Case of Rachel Dolezal
The social media frenzy around Rachel Dolezal exposes the fault lines of solidarity in the movement for racial justice.
Baltimore Underscores a Need to Rethink How We Address Poverty in the United States
As Baltimore recovers from a week of tumult, what can we do as citizens to ensure that the unrest was the last of its kind?
Interactive: Economic Benefits of Closing Academic Achievement Gaps
Rising income inequality in the United States is exacerbating long-standing racial and ethnic gaps in, among other things, education outcomes. In order to close the academic achievement gap, we must address rising income inequality in America.