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People of color suffer direct and damaging impacts from laws, policies, and practices that exclude them from full and equal participation in the labor market and the workplace. So far in this blog...
August 10, 2018 | Amy Traub
August 7 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, marking the date when African-American women’s wages since January 1, 2017 finally catch up to what the typical white man was paid in calendar year 2017. This...
August 7, 2018 | Amy Traub
Fifty-three years ago today, a century of struggle, risk, and strategy by African Americans and other civil rights activists culminated in the Voting Rights Act (VRA), one of our nation’s most...
August 6, 2018 | Laura Williamson
It’s not a bad time to be looking for work in America. The job numbers released this morning show an overall unemployment rate of just 3.9 percent in July. For white men over the age of 20, the rate...
August 3, 2018 | Amy Traub

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RE: Comments on Proposed Information Collection on 2020 Census, Docket ID: USBC-2018-0005 Dear Ms. Jessup: We are writing on behalf of Demos to urge the Commerce Department to reject the addition...
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Both economic and racial justice are core progressive priorities, but too often we discuss them separately. On the contrary, racial and economic harms are intertwined, as are our desired...
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