The United States has a failing record on responsiveness to communities of color following natural disasters—a record that has only worsened under the Trump administration.
The already large racial wealth gap between white and black American households grew even wider after the Great Recession. Targeted policies are necessary to reverse this deepening divide.
In the face of Donald Trump's rhetoric and policy choices that threaten people of color, the black community remains resilient.
Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Trump administration must commit to long-term and equitable hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico.
Even amid violent threats and intimidation, black legislators have achieved historic gains toward equality and provided hope for all Americans.
Black media and journalists speak truth to power and expose injustice.
Recognizing and reconciling individual biases, as well as conducting meaningful conversations about empowering black women and leveraging that power, will ensure that the United States is fairer and more prosperous for all.
Mayor Landrieu speaks honestly about the consequences of ignoring race in our nation’s history as he removes Confederate monuments in New Orleans.
Silicon Valley blames its lack of a diverse high-tech workforce on an insufficient supply of qualified job candidates—but this claim is a myth.
The Trump administration and Congress are threatening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s role in defending communities of color in banking.
Increased involvement of state and local police in federal immigration enforcement carries financial burdens and litigation risks and damages community trust.
Asian American wealth inequality is greater and rising faster than white wealth inequality.
Policymakers and advocates must remain vigilant against efforts to suppress voters of color from exercising their constitutional right.
The U.S. Supreme Court affects the everyday lives of people of color, but communities of color can also shape the Court by voting in November.
Social and institutional barriers are keeping African American students from the ranks of gifted and talented programs.