An Equal Say And An Equal Chance For All


Chiraag Bains on why the For the People Act is a bill we desperately need

Fighting discrimination against voters of color & purging naturalized citizens 

Rodney McKenzie, Jr., on the National Day of Racial Healing

Rodney McKenzie, Jr., reflects on what MLK Day means to him

The State of State U for Black Students

Dynamics driving social exclusion in higher ed and a framework to change them

October 9, 2018

A generation ago, public institutions relied on tuition for just a portion of their funding, turning to public investments for the...

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I grew up in a military family, and we lived in predominantly white cities. I spent most of my formative years in Lancaster, California. Lancaster was a true juxtaposition: it was a city in southern...
February 22, 2019 | Tori O'Neal-McElrath
I grew up in white suburbia. I wasn’t aware of it at the time but looking back I realize how white normative my experience was.  It’s not that a white ideal was actively promoted, but I have no...
February 22, 2019 | Trisha Hahn
Each year, Black History Month reminds us to do something we rarely do as a society: remember (or learn for the first time) and reflect on the truly breathtaking contributions of Black people over...
February 20, 2019 | Laura Williamson
In Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, he very briefly makes an important argument about Americans’ responsibility to address the...
February 15, 2019 | Algernon Austin


Thank you, Senator Kaminsky and members of the New York State Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee, for the opportunity to testify in support of the Climate and Community Protection Act (...
Lew Daly
INTRODUCTION   Thank you, Chairperson Lofgren, Ranking Member Davis, and all members of the Committee, for the opportunity to testify in support of H.R. 1, the For the People Act—the boldest and...
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