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The controversy is part of a long narrative of land policies explicitly connected to tribal identity and socioeconomic opportunity.
Modest forms of prejudice and privilege can cause systemic damage, as evidenced by the work of late Nobel laureate Thomas Schelling.
With employment histories often marked by low-earning jobs and few retirement benefits, older Hispanics are struggling to retire.
Representation matters—and that’s especially true in research.
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.
Families of color have, on average, a much harder time getting a mortgage than do white families.
We must explicitly confront enduring racial barriers not only in the communities where we invest but also in our organizations and modes of work.
The time has come to rethink and reframe the narrative of anti-black racism to better illustrate its disparate impact on all black Americans.
Data on police and public encounters isn't always clear, but several studies provide insight on how race might influence the outcomes.
A black child who grew up in poverty in the late 1960s was twice as likely as a white child who grew up in poverty to also be poor as an adult.

Elevating the 2016 Debate

2016 ANALYSIS

Elevating the 2016 Debate

A resource for anyone seeking objective evidence with which to interpret presidential candidates’ policy promises, claims, and arguments.

How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

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How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

More than 48 million Americans, including one in six children, live in poverty. How can we do better?

From Protest to Policy

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From Protest to Policy

Our researchers offer evidence-based solutions to some of the problems faced by poor, mostly minority communities in Baltimore and other US cities.

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