STUDY: As Bottled Water Sales Rise in Communities of Color, So Do Environmental Dangers
A new study examines the role of big business in promoting to people of color—and pressuring politicians not to improve water infrastructure.
New Journal Reimagines Approach to Eradicating Poverty
The proposed policies could help lift 23.3 million people of color out of poverty.
STUDY: Outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease Linked to Flint Water Crisis
Researchers trace a rise in the illness to the water source that triggered the crisis.
REPORT: Which U.S. Cities Are Investing in the Success of Black Men and Boys?
A new analysis from the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shows that city-level support for Black males is up across the country, but some cities still have a long way to go.
Report: National Movement to Reduce U.S. Prison Population Has Largely Ignored Women
Women’s incarceration rates in 35 states have outpaced men’s since 1978, according to a new study from the Prison Policy Initiative.
REPORT: Black Men Sentenced to Substantially Longer Time in Prison Than Whites
The data suggests that judges’ racial bias is to blame.
Study Finds White People Wildly Overestimate Racial Economic Equality
“People will not attempt to solve problems that they are either unaware of or believe do not exist.”
This Study Found That as Immigration Increases, Violent Crime Decreases
Researchers examined crime rates in California, where the majority of residents are people of color.
STUDY: Cops Routinely Use Disrespectful Language With Black People
Stanford University researchers found a new use for police body camera footage.
New Study Exposes Barriers That Block Girls of Color From Opportunity
The National Women’s Law Center’s latest report explores how trauma impacts the trajectories of Asian American and Pacific Islander, Black, Latinx and Native American girls.
STUDY: Machines Are Just as Racist as Humans
But researchers say artificially intelligent machines can be fixed.
STUDY: Concerns About Race Relations in U.S. at a Record High
Forty-two percent of Americans worry a “great deal,” according to a new Gallup poll.
Do You Live in One of the Nation's Most Diverse Cities?
A new report ranks more than 500 cities to see how they stack up.
STUDY: Ban the Box Plus Racism Equals Discrimination Against Workers of Color
A new study says that policies that prevent companies from asking about criminal records are limiting job opportunities for a very specific group of people.
STUDY: When It Comes to Racial Wealth Gap, Structural Racism Always Wins
“Our policies continue to impede efforts by African-American and Latino households to obtain equal access to economic security.”
STUDY: Uber And Lyft Drivers Discriminate Based on Passenger Race
“The study has found major areas of racial discrimination within this new industry. It’s quite concerning.”
STUDY: Race Impacts Student Referrals for Gifted, Special Education
Study author Rachel Fish: “This subjectivity has implications for inequalities in education by race and ethnicity.”
New Report Confirms That Black Millennials Rule the Internet
A new Nielsen report says that Black millennials are closing digital literacy gaps, empowering social movements and promoting entrepreneurship—all while innovativing via digital media platforms.
The Gap Between How Black and White Americans View Police, In 3 Charts
A new poll from the Pew Research Center makes it startlingly clear that—when it comes to interactions with law enforcement—there truly are two Americas.
STUDY: Preschool Teachers Harbor Implicit Racial Bias
Black preschoolers are 3.6 times more likely to be suspended than White students.