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Why Does Racism Surprise Us?

Oklahoma video rallyThe recently revealed racist video filmed at a University of Oklahoma fraternity event is simply a reflection of America’s larger societal problems.

by Sam Fulwood III | Thursday, March 12, 2015

Diversity Is Coming to a Town Near You

diverse children pledge of allegianceA new Center for American Progress report considers America’s race and ethnic shift and the far-reaching policy implications of this demographic change.

by Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Will the New Tech Economy Solve the Old Economy’s Racial Problems?

woman in labThe new tech economy has not conquered racial bias. The racial and ethnic unemployment disparities in computer science are nearly the same as those in other fields.

by Algernon Austin | Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Arkansas Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

poll worker checks IDThis fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Arkansas.

by Jamal Hagler | Monday, November 3, 2014

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in North Carolina Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

NC votersThis fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in North Carolina.

by Jamal Hagler | Thursday, October 30, 2014

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Colorado Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

CO voterThis fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Colorado.

by Jamal Hagler | Thursday, October 30, 2014

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Georgia Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

A voter casts her ballotThis fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Georgia.

by Jamal Hagler | Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Retaining Teachers of Color in Our Public Schools

Fourth grade teacher Chevonne Dixon teaches class book_alt2 icon Report Through targeted reform efforts, states, districts, and school leaders—as well as policymakers and communities of color—can improve the retention rates and effectiveness of teachers of color.

by Glenda L. Partee | Saturday, June 28, 2014

Rethinking Affirmative Action

People walk on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.In her new book, law professor Sheryll Cashin considers the implications of location for education and race in 21st-century America.

by Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Conundrum of White-Male Privilege

Invisible knapsack of privilege Those who possess life advantages rarely acknowledge that they have favored status, which makes them all the more unwilling to surrender their privilege without a fight.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

woman and son at naturalization ceremony book_alt2 icon Report Read the full report, released on September 11, 2014.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are quickly reaching the critical mass needed to be politically relevant, but data about this group have often been unavailable. This series features the most comprehensive research and analysis for the fastest-growing demographic in the United States.

by Karthick Ramakrishnan and Farah Z. Ahmad | Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Reading Between the Data

San Francisco woman and mural book_alt2 icon Report When considering how best to address economic inequality, policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community.

by Farah Z. Ahmad and Christian E. Weller | Monday, March 3, 2014

Better Reflecting Our Country’s Growing Diversity

article icon Issue Brief We need to make our national park system more inclusive and reflective of the totality of the diverse American experience.

by Jessica Goad, Matt Lee-Ashley, and Farah Z. Ahmad | Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Interactive Feature: How Immigrants Will Reshape Our Workforce

In the coming decades, immigrants and their children will grow our economic future and strengthen our workforce. Watch the video and then explore the data yourself.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Hoop Dreams Versus Hoop Reality

The truth about basketball isn’t what you’d expect.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, November 12, 2013