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Author Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips Explains to Corporate Executives Why ‘Brown is the New White’

“Every single day, there are 7,000 new people of color added to the U.S. population, and 1,000 whites,” author Steve Phillips said.

Private prisons

Department of Justice Putting an End to Private Prisons

Highly profitable private prisons, which aided in the increased incarceration of Blacks and Latinos due to racial disparities in sentencing, have been deemed highly unsafe.

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Scholar Chuck Collins talks with DiversityInc about a new report, which found that if public policy changes are not made, Black and Latino families won’t match white wealth for centuries.

Will Criminal Justice Reform Ever Happen? A Discussion Moderated by Van Jones Offers Answers

Will Criminal Justice Reform Ever Happen? A Discussion Moderated by Van Jones Offers Answers

Coinciding with the DNC, The Dream Corps, #cut50 and Rock the Vote bring together political leaders, community organizers to discuss what it takes to end an era of mass incarceration.

Voter ID law

Texas Voter ID Law Discriminates, Federal Court Rules

Appeals court agrees the Texas law made it harder for Blacks and Latinos to vote and violates the U.S. Voting Rights Act.

Rep. Steve King

Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress?

Last night's comments questioning the contributions of non-white people to the advancement of human civilization may have crowned it.

Tone-Deaf ‘Racist’ Poster Illustrates Lack of Diverse Leadership at Red Cross

Critics have called for diversification of the organization’s nearly all-white management after no one noticed bias reflected in poster.

Survey: Latinos in U.S. More Confident in Financial Future than Most Americans

One of the nation's fastest-growing demographics continues to believe in the American Dream.

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Don’t Like Diversity? Then You Probably Love Trump

New Pew research shows correlations between anti-diversity and Islamophobia and "warm" feelings toward Trump. Lack of education also a correlation.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Racially Profiled Latinos to be Paid for Unlawful Detention

Judge in Arizona says victims profiled by racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio could receive up to $1,500 for the first hour and an additional $200 for every 20 minutes they were detained.

Latinos Rally Against Trump

Fox News Poll on Latinos Gets Racist Response from Trump Supporters

Vile tweets were sent in defense of the Republican presidential candidate.

Latina TV Journalist Booed at Grad Ceremony for Contesting Trump, Speaking Spanish

María Elena Salinas’ keynote speech was “too Latino-centric” for some grads and attendees, according to a student's account.

Donald Trump

Trump’s Record of Hate to Date

Click here for an up-to-date round-up of Donald Trump's hateful rhetoric and insults toward individuals, groups, ethnicities, religions and others during his presidential campaign.

GOP Senator: U.S. Has an ‘Under-Incarceration Problem’

Even though Blacks are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, Sen. Tom Cotton says the bipartisan effort to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes is “baseless.”

Donald Trump

Racial Resentment Clearly Motivates Trump Supporters, Study Shows

A report shows Trump supporters view non-whites, gays and others more unfavorably than do white supporters of other GOP candidates.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Infamous Racist Sheriff Arpaio Found in Contempt

Arizona’s Joe Arpaio ignored court orders and encouraged his deputies to scrutinize Latino drivers more than whites, a federal judge found.

Trump’s Cinco de Mayo ‘Taco Bowl’ a Social Media Fail

Donald Trump’s photo to celebrate the “Hispanic” holiday is offensive.

Arizona disenfranchises minority voters

Arizona Voting Scandal Shows Minority Voters Clearly Alienated by Changes to Voting Rights Act

Up to five-hour lines to vote last week in Arizona — highlighting pattern of states with history of discrimination disenfranchising minority voters.

Survey: Black, Latino Parents Believe College Vital for Success

But has an increase in Latinos and Blacks earning college degrees decreased the racial wealth gap?

State Senator Stands Up for High Schoolers Racially Harassed at Texas A&M

A Dallas senator said Texas A&M students should face severe consequences.

Millennial Latinos Largest Group of Eligible Voters

The key to the next presidential election may be motivating and earning this group's support.

Marco Rubio’s Quest to Kill Obamacare to Affect Latinos, Blacks

Rubio’s provision has caused some insurers to shut down.

Trump: ‘Absolutely’ Create Database of American Muslims

Donald Trump plans to infringe upon the Constitutional rights of Muslims.