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 5, 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 2, 2018 | Amy Traub
A new poll highlights one of our country’s most troubling truths: Your race has a major impact on your ability to effectively participate in our democracy. According to research from the Public...
July 23, 2018 | Annie Melton
We can’t give up on building a nation where all of us have an equal voice in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. As Demos Legal Director Chiraag Bains points out, the legal record of...
July 23, 2018 | Amy Traub
We all deserve an equal opportunity to be hired based on our experience and abilities. Yet discriminatory hiring continues to shape the U.S. labor market in ways that systematically disadvantage...
July 17, 2018 | Amy Traub
Yesterday, Demos’ Director of Legal Strategies Chiraag Bains laid out clearly what’s at stake in the coming fight over the new Supreme Court vacancy:
June 28, 2018 | Adam Lioz
June is Pride month, and it began, disappointingly, with the Supreme Court’s decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, a dispute between a gay couple and a Christian baker who refused to serve them. The...
June 26, 2018 | Annie Melton
Today in Trump vs. Hawaii, the United States Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s Executive Order restricting nationals of eight countries, including six Muslim-majority countries, from entering...
June 26, 2018 | Allie Boldt