Segregation and racial disparities in home appreciation put African Americans at a disadvantage in their ability to build equity and accumulate wealth.
The time is now for policymakers to take a bold and comprehensive approach to K-12 education.
In order to afford all Americans access to higher education, policymakers must recognize how geography and race affect students’ attainment of postsecondary degrees.
This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Darrick Hamilton, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University, to discuss the U.S. economy, inequality, and reparations.
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference on the importance of a true reckoning with America’s past in order to truly guarantee dignity and opportunity to all.
Newly proposed legislation will help colleges identify ways to better serve students of all backgrounds.
Policymakers and economists must consider the challenges of disabled workers and other populations who face high labor market barriers when evaluating the health of the labor market and implementing policies that affect it.
Despite working as much or more than white families, Latinx families have less wealth.
Policymakers must address significant race and gender gaps in Registered Apprenticeship programs.
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.
House Republicans’ $151 billion gift to wealthy heirs would hurt hardworking families of color.
Flawed racial stereotypes about welfare in America lay at the heart of the administration’s decision-making on the budget.
As another study is released on the plight of the white working class, policymakers should remember to find common solutions that uplift all Americans.
The Trump administration and Congress are threatening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s role in defending communities of color in banking.
Asian American wealth inequality is greater and rising faster than white wealth inequality.