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.
Fact Sheets: Economic Benefits of Reducing Racial and Ethnic Inequality
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.
Remembering an Unheralded Champion of American Democracy
Political scientist and voting rights advocate Curtis Gans passed away last weekend, but his life’s work must continue.
Why Does Racism Surprise Us?
The recently revealed racist video filmed at a University of Oklahoma fraternity event is simply a reflection of America’s larger societal problems.
Diversity Is Coming to a Town Near You
A new Center for American Progress report considers America’s race and ethnic shift and the far-reaching policy implications of this demographic change.
Infographic: Government Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data
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.
5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
A look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.