Toward 2050 in Texas
Report While the Houston region has also become one of the most diverse metro regions across the nation, its growing communities of color have not equally shared in the region’s economic recovery.
Rethinking How to Address the Growing Female Prison Population
Climbing U.S. incarceration rates for women continue to devastate families and communities with few societal benefits.
Why Global Economies Need to Invest in Women of Color
Businesses owned by women of color are a substantial economic force, and as women of color are one of the fastest-growing segments in entrepreneurialism, investing in women of color is simply smart economics.
The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013
These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health.
Infographic: The Growth of the Latino Electorate in Key States
Latino voters made a remarkable difference in the 2012 elections, and given the Latino population's rapid growth, its political influence will likely be greater in the 2014 and 2016 elections.
Top 10 Reasons Why People of Color Should Care About Sequestration
Sequestration will have a particularly harmful effect on communities of color, who were hit first and worst by the Great Recession and have yet to significantly feel the effects of the recovery.
Sharing Love and Ideas on Valentine’s Day
Polls show that Americans as a whole agree more than disagree on controversial issues—and on this day of love, let’s embrace this emerging trend.
America Should Leave the Creation of Permanent Underclasses in Its Past
Throughout our nation’s history, Congress has used the law to exclude groups of people from full U.S. citizenship. We shouldn’t allow it to make that mistake again with our nation’s undocumented immigrants.
Immigrants Are Makers, Not Takers
Despite outlandish claims from immigration reform opponents, immigrants provide a net benefit to the American economy.
Who Can Afford Unpaid Leave?
It is in our nation’s best interest to make sure that all of our workers can be productive members of our country’s workforce and also take care of their own health or the health of their loved ones.
Top 10 Reasons Why the Fight for Reproductive Justice Isn’t Over
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, but there’s still work to be done to ensure reproductive justice for all women.
Top 10 Reasons Why Communities of Color Should Care About Stricter Gun-Violence Prevention Laws
Communities and families of color disproportionately suffer from gun violence, and any comprehensive legislation to prevent gun violence should attempt to bring down its causes in these areas.
Top 5 Reasons Why Citizenship Matters
More than permanent legal status, providing a path to citizenship would bolster the U.S. economy and society.
What Is at Stake for Communities of Color in the Fiscal Showdown Debate?
If Congress and President Obama cannot come to an agreement to avoid the fiscal showdown, there will be significant cuts to programs that keep many people out of poverty, in the workforce, and able to pursue the American Dream.
The Top 10 Reasons Why People of Color Should Care About the Fiscal Showdown
If Congress and the president cannot agree on a budget deal by the end of the year, the resulting economic slowdown will have a big impact on communities of color.