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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.
In response to an abhorrent act of vandalism, James offered a reflection on the intersection of race and class in America.
A recent rise in intolerance toward South Asians may make the immigrant experience in rural America even more isolating.
The catchall category “AAPI” is popular among researchers and race equity advocates, but can conflate the identities and issues of two distinct groups.
A new CDC report suggests that the black-white disparity in death rates has vanished. But the real story on mortality trends is more nuanced.
The variation within the Asian population is often overlooked because disaggregated data is difficult to come by.
What exactly are the costs of segregation on metropolitan regions, and how does it limit economic vibrancy and earnings potential of residents?
Due to the circumstances in which many people of color find themselves because of structural racism, budgetary shifts will disproportionately affect communities of color.

From Safety Net to Solid Ground

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From Safety Net to Solid Ground

How will potential changes to federal safety net programs affect the well-being of people striving to cover their basic needs?

Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Resilience in the Face of Disaster

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Resilience in the Face of Disaster

When disaster strikes, we need inclusive plans grounded in evidence on what works.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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