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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.
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.

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