A graphic look at why affirmative action started--and what its loss may mean for higher education.
byon Nov 20, 2012 10:44AM
An NAACP poll points to interesting trends: widespread support for marriage equality and the DREAM Act; shaky support for Democrats beyond Barack Obama.
byon Mar 26, 2012 9:50AM
Trayvon Martin's story triggered horrific memories for many black men in particular. Dom Apollon was moved to share his own frightening experience with being considered threatening, and created a Tumblr inviting others to do the same.
byon Aug 24, 2011 10:19AM
Despite all the fuss in media and politics about the coming non-white majority, most people don't care about it one way or the other. However, those who are concerned are far more vocal about their fears.
byon Aug 15, 2011 10:03AM
In a national survey, we asked people why the American Dream turns nightmarish for many people of color. Big majorities blame class. But whites are more likely to point to individual initiative, while blacks in particular see race as a problem.
byon Jun 16, 2011 9:25AM
In a series of focus groups, young people of all races struggled to describe the ways in which institutions and social structures produce racial disparities.
byon Jun 7, 2011 2:41PM
A three-part series in which Dom Apollon breaks down the findings from a series of focus groups with Millennials on everything from Barack Obama to criminal justice.
byon Jun 7, 2011 10:05AM
Results from focus groups with dozens of multiracial young people show in-depth conversations about race generate far more nuanced ideas than mainstream polling has suggested.
byon Jun 7, 2011 10:00AM
Research director Dom Apollon explains the project and speaks with some of the focus group participants on camera.
byon Feb 4, 2011 9:59AM
Dom Apollon explains what a buzz-making New York Times story left out.
Topics: Schools & Youth