Race

Commentary | Craig Gurian | Civil rights, History, Race
Sept. 11, 2013 — In the Barack Obama and Bill Clinton version of the Democratic Party, the goal is to have “conversations about race.” Or, at least, these two presidents have wanted to have...view
Letters to the Editor | | Civil rights, Education, Law, Race
Feb. 29, 2012 — Linking “legacy” admissions to affirmative action is a compelling idea. The massive distortion presented by [legacy admissions] has been well documented by a Century Foundation Report...view
Commentary | Craig Gurian | Civil rights, Education, Law, Race
Feb. 28, 2012 — The news that the Supreme Court is going to be hearing another affirmative action case has advocates of affirmative action deeply worried. The New York Times article that reported the...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Civil rights, History, Race
Feb. 21, 2012 — Nico Slate is an assistant professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University and the author of the book, “Colored Cosmopolitanism: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | History, Race, Urban Policy
Jan. 11, 2012 — The Detroit metropolitan area, has a long history of racial antagonism between the city and its suburbs. According to Thomas J. Sugrue, a historian at the University of Pennsylvania...view
Map & Data Resources | Craig Gurian | Civil rights, Housing, Race
April 20, 2011 — In the wake of Census 2010, media attention has focused on the slow trend towards less segregation for African-Americans that has continued in the last 10 years. But demographic...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Race
March 15, 2011 — Historian Nell Irvin Painter, professor emerita at Princeton University, is the author of “The History of White People.” The book traces the origin of a white racial identity...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Medicine, Race
Feb. 22, 2011 — Historian Keith Wailoo, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, discusses “How Cancer Crossed the Color Line,” which explores the role of race in...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Alternative models, History, Race
Jan. 25, 2011 — University of Pennsylvania historian Steven Hahn discusses how the ways that many scholars — and Americans, generally — have thought about the Civil Rights Movement...view
Map & Data Resources | Craig Gurian | Civil rights, Housing, Race
January 18, 2011 — In the first analysis of new 5-year data from the American Community Survey at the Census Block Group level, Remapping Debate has found that reports that a long-term trend...view

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