Press Releases

Every day, many U.S. families must make the impossible choice of falling into debt to pay for critical medical care or foregoing necessary treatmen...

August 15, 2016

I have just finished reading—re-reading, actually—A Vision for Black Lives, the national policy pla...

August 4, 2016

Settlement Ensures Low-Income New Jerseyans Will Be Offered the Chance to Register to Vote

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY and WASHINGT...

July 14, 2016

Today, Congressman Robert Brady, the ranking member of the Committee on House Administration, introduced the “Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2...

July 14, 2016

Average Net Price for Low-Income Students Is Unaffordable in all 50 States at both Public Four-Year Colleges and Community Colleges

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July 12, 2016

Without protecting and expanding public pension systems, black retirees may lose much of the retirement security they have gained in the last 50 ye...

June 30, 2016

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision vacating the federal bribery conviction of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell.  The Cou...

June 27, 2016
Yesterday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed its long-standing view that colleges and universities may seek to foster diversity in higher education by...
June 24, 2016