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Joint Center Senior Fellow and Wake Forest University professor, Kami Chavis Simmons, spoke on a panel regarding Baltimore's curfews.

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Joint Center's Spencer Overton on "New York Sports and Beyond" (ESPN New York 1050AM) discussing the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" in Selma and the progress since the Voting Rights Act.

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Joint Center CEO Spencer Overton spoke about 50 years of the Voting Rights Act and race in politics on Radio Islam (WCEV 1450 AM Chicago)

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WASHINGTON, Friday, May 30, 2014--Today President Obama announced the initial report of the “My Brother’s Keeper” Task Force, which aims to build public- and private-sector partnerships to improve life opportunities for boys and men of color.  This represents a vitally important opportunity to mobilize...

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Cory A. Booker, the former mayor of Newark, New Jersey and the first African American elected to the Senate since Barack Obama, will receive the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies’ highest award at the organization’s Annual Gala Dinner on June 25 at the Marriott...

WASHINGTON, DC – The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) to improve the health outcomes for all communities by using the knowledge and expertise of each organization’s network of...

WASHINGTON, DC – The Board of Governors of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies announced on February 10, 2014, at this important time in the Joint Center’s evolution, the...

WASHINGTON, DC – The Board of Governors of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies today announced George Washington University Law Professor Spencer Overton as its new Interim President & CEO. Professor Overton takes on this...

WASHINGTON, DCThe Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Energy and Environment Program released the following statement today regarding President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address:

During this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama...

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, along with the nation’s legal community, mourns the death of Mr. Wendell G. Freeland – a legendary civil right leader, Tuskegee Airman, political activist, prominent Pittsburgh defense attorney and the longest-serving member of the Joint Center Board of...

Earlier today, President Obama announced that the first five Promise Zones community grants have been awarded, namely to San Antonio, Texas; Philadelphia; Los Angeles; Southeastern Kentucky; and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies congratulates these...