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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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Many Black people will resoundingly agree that Black History Month – for the rest of America – is a mere moment in time to acknowledge Black peoples’ past contributions to this country, wholly...
February 26, 2019 | Shanae Bass
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


New York State’s Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA) is a bold climate action policy for the people of New York. It requires a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by...
Policy Brief
In a letter, Demos, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, and 7 other organizations urged Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee to immediately coordinate with relevant state and local agencies to...
Advocacy Letter

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