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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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
On Monday, a joint hearing of the New York State Senate and Assembly heard arguments for public financing of elections, the best policy tool we have to push back against the presence of big money in...
February 13, 2019 | Amshula K. Jayaram
Black History Month is often a time for re-listening to the soaring oratory of past heroes, dancing to rhythmic music infused with the blues of generations, valorizing our suffering and lionizing our...
February 11, 2019 | Connie Razza
The veracity of black history manifested itself in my life when my family and I left metropolitan America and moved to the Deep South -  Fayetteville, North Carolina. The elementary school that...
February 8, 2019 | David Perrin


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...
Chiraag Bains

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