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Baltimore Underscores a Need to Rethink How We Address Poverty in the United States

A protester leads marchers in a chantAs Baltimore recovers from a week of tumult, what can we do as citizens to ensure that the unrest was the last of its kind?

by Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Remembering an Unheralded Champion of American Democracy

Curtis GansPolitical scientist and voting rights advocate Curtis Gans passed away last weekend, but his life’s work must continue.

by Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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

5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for African Americans

assisting with health insurance choicesA look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the African American community.

by Emmanuel Hurtado | Tuesday, January 20, 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

5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Latinos

Grocery shoppers stop at a Blue Cross Blue Shield kioskA look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the Latino community.

by Fernanda Denys Reyes | Tuesday, January 13, 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

The Facts on Immigration Today

immigration reform protest article icon Issue Brief Everything you need to know about our foreign-born population, their impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and the voting power of new Americans.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, October 23, 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