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Progress 2050

Progress 2050 is a project of the Center for American Progress that develops new ideas for an increasingly diverse America. The United States will become a nation with no clear racial or ethnic majority by the year 2050. This expected transition provides the progressive movement with an exciting opportunity to help America live up to its ideals of equality and justice for all.
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Not the Postracial Society We Thought It Would Be Podcast
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Not the Postracial Society We Thought It Would Be

Michele and Igor speak with Kenneth B. Morris Jr., the great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington, about lessons that today's resisters can learn from these historical figures.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

From Preschool to Prison: The Criminalization of Black Girls Article
A 6-year-old sits on a swing at a child development center in Las Vegas, September 13, 2017. (AP/John Locher)

From Preschool to Prison: The Criminalization of Black Girls

In order to combat mass incarceration, America needs to address the school-to-prison pipeline, a system that affects black girls at an alarming rate.

Mackenzie Chakara

The Power and Persistence of Black Legislators Article
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus   meet with President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington, March 22, 2017. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

The Power and Persistence of Black Legislators

Even amid violent threats and intimidation, black legislators have achieved historic gains toward equality and provided hope for all Americans.

Connor Maxwell, Danyelle Solomon

Event Highlights: The Power of Black Media During the Trump Administration Video

Event Highlights: The Power of Black Media During the Trump Administration

The Center for American Progress and Progress 2050 recently hosted a conversation on the importance of black media and uplifting the voices of black journalists during the Trump administration.

Progress 2050

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