racial equity

Donald Trump — who founded his campaign on an appeal to white racial anxiety and began his presidency with an immigration policy that discriminates on the basis of national origin — is unlikely to put forth serious policy proposals on reducing racial and ethnic inequality. Instead, many fear...
02/08/2017
Blog
(Updated below) Since student debt, free tuition, and debt-free higher education have emerged as presidential campaign-level issues, a narrative has begun to emerge among elite media that the rising price of college and ever-increasing student debt are phantom problems given the overall lifetime...
08/02/2016
Blog
Although the Paris Climate Deal certainly represents a step forward for the international community, there are still many potential pitfalls to addressing climate change. New data suggest that the overwhelmingly white donor class may be one such obstacle. Recently, political...
12/17/2015
Blog
A couple of months ago, Black Lives Matter activists broke a long-standing tradition governing interactions between politicians and communities of color. Traditionally, few organizations advocating on behalf of Black and Brown folks have had female leaders. Usually, charismatic male leaders...
10/14/2015
Blog
Students who already have trouble financing school—namely, Black and Latino low-income students—have seen borrowing levels and amounts spike. 
05/21/2015
Data Byte
Race. Racism. Politics. Critical race theory. Demos Senior Fellow and Constitutional law. Professor Ian Haney-López is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, where he teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law. 
12/28/2013
Video
Among immigrant groups,  Asian American/Pacific Islander communities are often stereotyped as a “model minority,” and an immigration economic success story. However, this stereotype masks the wide diversity -- ethnic and economic -- that exists within the Asian and Asian-American communities....
07/19/2013
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