Civil rights

Commentary | Craig Gurian | Civil rights, Housing, NYC
Dec. 11, 2013 — As Bill de Blasio gets ready to tackle the enormous problems faced by New York City, belated attention is being paid (appropriately) to some of the key external forces that have...view
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
Announcements | Remapping Debate | Civil rights, NYC, Open government
April 23, 2013 — Remapping Debate, a not-for-profit public policy news website, filed suit today in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, seeking to force the New York City Police Department to...view
Interviews | Craig Gurian | Citizenship, Civil rights, History, Law
April 10, 2013 — Rebecca Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and professor of law at the University of Michigan, specializes in the study of post-emancipation...view
Map & Data Resources | Meade Klingensmith | Civil rights, Education
March 13, 2013 — All colleges and universities have a graduation ceremony that is intended for all students. But some schools have optional additional ceremonies for students who are Asian, Black,...view
Leads | Remapping Debate | Civil rights, Education, Housing, NYC
May 16, 2012 — This past Sunday, The New York Times ran an in-depth piece called “Why Don’t We Have Any White Kids?” that explored the continuing phenomenon of racial segregation in New York City...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
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