It would take the average black family 228 years to accrue the same amount of wealth that white families have today.
The infamous Dred Scott Supreme Court ruling once denied African Americans any and all rights as human beings. Has anything changed?
Women of color in the restaurant industry find themselves dependent on tips to make up for low wages, which is often not enough to survive on
This Institute for Policy Studies is a proud co-sponsor of this DMV Community Town Hall for a UN Working Group to hear from the Black community directly impacted by issues like gentrification, police brutality, and gender oppressions.
An IPS and Community Cinema [DC] preview that tells the story of how the African American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights.
Join us in DC for a talk and special book launch event on the history of African-American cooperatives, featuring scholar/activist Jessica Gordon Nembhard.
IPS’ Climate Policy Program partners with Parallel Film Collective the DC premiere screening that delves into the worst environmental disaster in American history.
An open statement by the Africa Advocacy Network is critical of the Obama Administration’s policy toward Africa and calls for a new approach to trade and investment, militarization, agriculture and land policy, and more in the region.
It will take more than President Barack Obama’s tenure to vanquish American prejudice and racial injustice.
As election law changes threatened access to the ballot box this year, African-American turnout operations strengthened.
Widespread efforts to suppress voting by people of color and the poor through a rash of voter ID laws make it clear that we still need the landmark 1965 legislation today.
This election is the president’s to lose.
Obama’s re-election may require a repeat of the record rate of Black turnout in 2008.
In the spirit of African Liberation Day, IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus project will hold a screening of, The Neo-African-Americans, about how rapid, voluntary immigration from Africa and the Caribbean is transforming the “African-American” narrative.
While the African-American and Latino communities are growing, our fight for civil rights and equality is far from over.