The African-American unemployment rate has been trending downward for 6 years since 2011, so the fact that it reached a record low in December is not too surprising. It is also not surprising that...
January 31, 2018 | Algernon Austin
West Virginia looks like it might become the latest state to offer a version of tuition-free community college—joining Tennessee, Oregon, New York (which has extended free college to public...
January 17, 2018 | Mark Huelsman
This year, as we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King and honor his achievements, we must continue to resist all forms of racism and support a fully inclusive democracy.
January 15, 2018 | Katherine Culliton-González
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard our Ohio voter purge case, Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute. At issue in the case is Ohio’s Supplemental Process, an unjust practice of removing...
January 12, 2018 | Arlene Corbin Lewis
As the Trump Administration Takes the Unprecedented Action of De-Legalizing Nearly a Million Residents, a Clean DREAM Act With TPS Is Urgent–Leaders of Both Parties in Congress Must Act Before...
January 9, 2018 | Katherine Culliton-González
On Wednesday, President Trump announced the dissolution of the so-called Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. The commission was led by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, known...
January 8, 2018 | Stuart Naifeh
Thousands of Americans will die because of an attack on Obamacare in the Republican tax cut bill. This is the conclusion of the economist Lawrence Summers, based on a review of the scholarly research...
January 5, 2018 | Algernon Austin
Washington DC is on the cusp of making a big, systemic change to its local elections. One that will strengthen local democracy by reining in the influence of big money, empower small donors to...
December 21, 2017 | Emmanuel Caicedo