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Three Black graduates standing side by side in front of a negatively trending graph line
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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Haitian Pride parade
On this Haitian Independence Day, the world must recognize Haiti and her people not only for their struggle, but also for their ingenuity, their resolve and their courage.
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Christelle Prophete
Today, voting rights advocates celebrated a significant win for Arizonans that will make it easier for residents to exercise their fundamental right to vote.
Press release
There are unacceptable inconsistencies in how we engage in the most fundamental method of making our democracy work.
In the media
Caleb Gayle
“Folks who benefit from having fewer people participate are constantly looking for new ways to suppress turnout. [Voter purges] is one that seems to have become more popular.”
In the media
Sam Levine
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A couple of color embracing in the fall
A conservative group is suing to force the state of Wisconsin to purge 234,000 voters from voter rolls. The purge will disproportionately target voters of color.
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Shruti Banerjee
Stuart Naifeh
The media giant Comcast touts diversity and inclusion as “a central element of our credo and our DNA.” So why is it asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hollow out a 153-year-old law against racial discrimination?
In the media
Chiraag Bains
The task of (re)building our democracy is not just about the 2020 elections and here's why.
Blog
Hollie Russon Gilman
K. Sabeel Rahman
"In today’s competitive economy, nothing is more important than getting a college education. Yet college tuition costs in the U.S. have been increasing at a breakneck pace, making college unaffordable for millions of Americans.”
In the media
Abigail Hess
We oppose these rule changes as they will have far-reaching and painful impacts on the communities of color we serve and represent and we call on the Administration to reconsider its position on the rule changes and demand Congress take immediate action.
Press release
"Income is actually a somewhat imperfect way to judge whether or not a family is financially secure. The typical black family making $100,000 has a lot less wealth than the typical white family making $100,000."
In the media
Danielle Kurtzleben