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The already large racial wealth gap between white and black American households grew even wider after the Great Recession. Targeted policies are necessary to reverse this deepening divide.
By Angela Hanks, Danyelle Solomon, and Christian E. Weller

Truth and Reconciliation
Simulating How Progressive Proposals Affect the Racial Wealth Gap
Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity
Systemic Inequality: Displacement, Exclusion, and Segregation
Biden’s Tax Enforcement Overhaul Would Be A Positive Step Toward Racial Equity
By Lorena Roque and Galen Hendricks
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A Criminal Record Shouldn’t Be a Life Sentence to Poverty
By Rebecca Vallas, Sharon Dietrich, and Beth Avery
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National and Community Leaders Discuss How To End White Supremacist Violence
By Katrina Mulligan, Brette Steele, Simon Clark, Asha Padmanabhan, and Rachel Hunkler
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Justice in Reentry for Formerly Incarcerated LGBTQ People and People Living With HIV
By Theo Santos
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Building on the ACA: Administrative Actions to Improve Maternal Health
By Jamille Fields Allsbrook and Osub Ahmed
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Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap Is a Generational Challenge
By Christian E. Weller and Lily Roberts
REPORT
Latinos Face Disproportionate Health and Economic Impacts From COVID-19
By Ryan Zamarripa and Lorena Roque
ISSUE BRIEF
The Economic Status of Asian American and Pacific Islander Women
By Robin Bleiweis
ISSUE BRIEF
An Expanded Child Tax Credit Would Lift Millions of Children Out of Poverty
By Galen Hendricks and Lorena Roque
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Understanding the Policing of Black, Disabled Bodies
By Vilissa Thompson
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The Biden Administration’s Conservation Plan Must Prioritize Indigenous Leadership
By Sahir Doshi
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The State of Women’s Leadership—And How To Continue Changing the Face of U.S. Politics
By Robin Bleiweis and Shilpa Phadke
COLUMN
A CRA To Meet the Challenge of Climate Change
By Michela Zonta and Zoe Willingham
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California Is Not a Bellwether on Affirmative Action
By Viviann Anguiano and Marshall Anthony Jr.
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With a Focus on Equity, Geography No Longer Has To Be Destiny
By Olugbenga Ajilore and Katrina Badger
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