Blacks and the 2008 Republican National Convention

This guide discusses the range of participation by African Americans in the Republican Party, the geographic and partisan dimensions of the black vote in recent years, and black voters' attitudes toward many issues that may be significant in the fall campaign. Detailed statistical tables and a discussion of the 2008 Republican National Convention's black delegates and alternates make this guide a must-have resource for reporters, convention participants and scholars alike.

Harrison Testifies on Reducing the Census Undercount

Testimony of Roderick Harrison, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies on July 10, 2008, before the Information Policy, Census and National Archives Subcommittee, Oversight and Government Reform Committee, U.S. House of Representatives.

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Lessons From Kerner For the Millennial Generation

Political empowerment requires full engagement.

Where Are We 40 Years After Kerner?

Revisiting scenes of national trauma.

Young African American Males at the Crossroads

The urgent search for solutions to a national crisis.

Environmental Justice Through the Eye of Hurricane Katrina

Inequitable outcomes are the legacy of decades of segregation.