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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.

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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