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A massive corporate lobbying effort is running in parallel and contrary to the Black-led push for accountability throughout American society.
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Rather than cutting funds for public needs while allowing police budgets to swell, cities, states, and the federal government must shift funding to the real priorities of communities.
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Amy Traub
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D.C. statehood is a critical racial justice and democracy issue. To move us closer to an inclusive, multiracial democracy, the House must pass, and the Senate immediately take up and pass, H.R. 51.
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Joshua Harmon
Laura Williamson
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It is time for colleges, states, and the federal government to prove their commitment to Black students with policy action—not just well-meaning statements and gestures.
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Mark Huelsman
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Many state officials are stubbornly clinging to outdated, unsafe election procedures. For the health of our communities and our democracy, they should commit themselves to the three pillars of our voting rights agenda.
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Chiraag Bains
12 years after entering college, white men have paid off 44% of their student-loan balance on average, according to an analysis released last year by Demos, a left-leaning think tank.
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Quentin Fottrell
"We're always available if they want to talk through how to adjust or amend some of those recommendations to fit the needs of their particular state."
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Anne Cullen
Top donors remain largely white and male, according to data from the progressive think tank Demos.
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Maya King
Twelve years after starting college, white men have paid off 44% of their student loan balances on average, while black men saw their balances grow by 11%, according to an analysis from Demos.
In the media
Jillian Berman
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The ongoing devaluing of Black life that’s now on full display forces us to confront America’s racist origins and to uproot our systems of racial violence, economic subordination, and hoarding of political power.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
“The inequality between the haves and the have-nots is going to grow even more.”
In the media
Jillian Berman