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AALEAD provides after-school, summer, and mentoring programs for low-income Asian American youth in the DC area.
Fifty years ago, the Kerner Commission said we were “moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal.”
Decisions to disaggregate data or not—and the funding allocations required to make that possible—have real consequences for underserved populations.
Underlying the issue of racial profiling is the impact of segregation on the American economy and society.
The Inclusive Recovery project ranked 274 of the most-populous US cities by overall, economic, and racial inclusion.
Do Chicago residents’ use of social media reflect or overcome segregated patterns in their city?
Communities across the country are looking at the pervasive consequences of racial segregation.
Black History Month is an opportunity to confront racism and structural disadvantages faced by black people in the United States.
We should do more to shed light on what empowers hatred, the structures that perpetuate division, and the consequences of fear and intimidation.
The Department of Justice announced it will investigate a complaint that Harvard’s admissions process discriminates against Asian Americans.

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