What community developers can learn from the Dakota Access Pipeline protests

The controversy is part of a long narrative of land policies explicitly connected to tribal identity and socioeconomic opportunity.

Extreme racism may distract from an important source of America’s divisions

Modest forms of prejudice and privilege can cause systemic damage, as evidenced by the work of late Nobel laureate Thomas Schelling.

Minority homeownership surged in these eight cities, but will success last?

Many minority borrowers hit the housing market at the worst time, and while some have recovered, too many are still paying for bad timing.

Many older Hispanics face steep financial hurdles

With employment histories often marked by low-earning jobs and few retirement benefits, older Hispanics are struggling to retire.

Building a better future in rural America

Raising Bertie, a documentary about rural poverty, follows three African American boys as they navigate school, poverty, relationships, violence, and a world that seemingly expects them to fail.

Increasing access to mortgages for minorities

Over the past 10 years, the mortgage lending environment has seen a large swing in credit availability. The effects have been most dramatic for minority populations

Six ways to enable women’s economic empowerment

Could including more women in the labor force stimulate economic growth, enhance business competitiveness, and improve well-being?

#thisis2016: Why we need better data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Representation matters—and that’s especially true in research.

We don’t know how many Latinos are affected by the criminal justice system

Latinos are a fast-growing portion of both the US population and the correctional population, but we don’t know how many Latinos are in prison, on probation, or arrested.

Why the low Hispanic homeownership rate matters

Families of color have, on average, a much harder time getting a mortgage than do white families.