Last updated: November 6, 2016
Research in the American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.
Last updated: October 19, 2016
2016 study published in Criminology that looks at how perceptions of racial bias in the criminal justice system are affected by neighborhood attitudes and negative interactions with police.
Last updated: August 19, 2016
2016 study published in The Annual Review of Sociology, that identifies three key trends that characterize the big changes in American suburbia.
Last updated: May 23, 2016
2016 study in Criminology that seeks to understand how judges’ decision-making processes may cause or support racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
Last updated: April 15, 2016
2016 study published in PNAS that examines how false beliefs about the biological differences between black and white people might influence pain assessment and treatment of black patients.
Last updated: March 16, 2016
2016 roundup of research that explores the growth in the number of white, Hispanic and Asian students attending the nation’s more than 100 HBCUs, or historically black colleges and universities.
Last updated: February 23, 2016
2016 study published in Social Problems that examines how racial disparities in school suspension rates affect racial differences in student achievement in math and reading.
Last updated: January 14, 2016
2016 study published in Social Problems that investigates whether white people with higher cognitive abilities are more likely to support racial tolerance and racial equality.
Last updated: December 9, 2015
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers on affirmative action, admissions, campus diversity and racial attitudes at U.S. universities.