People of Color: Their Contributions, Their Potential

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.

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The High Cost of Truancy

Chronic truancy has short-term consequences for students but can have long-lasting effects for individuals, families, and communities.

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Building a More Inclusive National Park System for All Americans

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.

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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.

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Who Are Asian Americans?

These fact sheets provide a detailed look at 10 groups of Asian Americans by national origin.

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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

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.

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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.

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