Race

Demos' Bob Herbert sits down with Rachel Maddow to discuss the Trayvon Martin case and the racial politics surrounding the on-going investigation.
03/26/2012
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Demos' Bob Herbert sits down with Alex Witt and Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC to discuss the Trayvon Martin case and racial inequality in the U.S.
03/26/2012
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Each weekday morning, I feel a flush of gratitude. Rather than fight dread at having to schlep myself to the office, I feel blessed that I have a job I enjoy. Many of my generation are not as fortunate. A new report shows the weak economy is inflicting devastating damage to young people that is not...
11/18/2011
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Some Southern Californians can’t wrap their brains around why conservatives around the nation are so enraged and fearful of changing demographics. In Southern California, you can go from one ethnic district to another without batting an eyelash. Classrooms are filled with students from different...
11/16/2011
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Poverty in America is a national emergency. Last Wednesday the Department of Agriculture announced that 45 million Americans were participating in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. That’s 15 million more American adults than the 30 million who are currently estimated to be below the...
11/08/2011
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In the past generation women have dramatically increased college degree-attainment, with 37% of women hold a bachelor’s or more in 2011.
11/02/2011
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Young people of color are more likely to lack insurance. 52% of Hispanic and 34% of Black 25-34 year-olds were uninsured in 2009.
11/02/2011
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2/3 of students graduate with debt, at an average of $24,842. African Americans are most likely to borrow and graduate with more debt.
11/02/2011
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Racial gaps have not vanished. African American and Latino full-time workers make just 75% and 68%, respectively, of the earnings of whites.
11/01/2011
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10/17/2011
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