Press

FUTURE OF WORK

WashingTECH | 5G Internet is Coming Soon: What is it? How fact? Who will have access?

NewsOne Now | 5G & Communities of Color

The Citizen | 'This time, we’ll be getting paid for building'

The Beat | June 13, 2017 Newsletter

CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DIVERSITY

New York Times | "In an Increasingly Diverse House, Aides Remain Remarkably White"

Roll Call | “Report: Nearly Three Quarters of the House Have No Senior Staffers of Color

The National Journal | Study:House Staff Less Diverse than House Members

Political Wire | “Congressional Staff is Even Less Diverse than Congress

Roland Martin Unfiltered (September 11, 2018) | View the video here

The Hill | “Study: Overwhelming Majority of House Aides are White

The Huffington Post | “Most Senior Aides to House Lawmakers are Still Very White, Study Finds

The Seattle Medium | “New Report: People of Color Nearly Absent from Top U.S. Staff

Politico | “POLITICO Playbook: Top House Democrat pitches quick passage of ethics package”

Epeak World News | “Most Senior Aides To House Lawmakers Are Still Very White, Study Finds”

Bustle | “Racial Representation In Congress Is An Issue That Extends To Staffers Too, A New Study Shows”

Politico | “CONSERVATIVE GROUPS COORDINATE TO PUSH JORDAN FOR SPEAKER -- Top House staffers overwhelmingly white -- HOYER TO PITCH REFORM BILL -- Bush launching fundraising tour”

NBC News | “Few minorities, only 45 Latinos, in U.S. House's top staff jobs, report says” 

Howard Newsroom | Chilling Study Reveals the American Public is More Likely to Elect People of Color to the U.S. House than House Members are to Hire Top Staff of Color

Roll Call | “Midterms Show We’re Not Any Closer to a Post-Racial America”

InsideSources | Paying House Interns Could Tap Vital Talent

Capital Wire PR | NEW REPORT FINDS PEOPLE OF COLOR NEARLY ABSENT FROM TOP STAFF POSITIONS IN U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Gloucester Daily Times | Midterms show we're not any closer to a post-racial America

India Abroad | Bera, Khanna and Krishnamoorthi push back at think tank’s criticism of House hiring practices

PoliticsNation (September 23, 2018) | View the video here.

Civil Eats | Birmingham’s ‘Food Deserts’ Have Been Shaped by its Redlined Past

The Hill | A response to the US House racial diversity report

The Hill | Increasing racial diversity in Congress not about 'charity,’ says policy expert

GovLoop | 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEDERAL NEWS FROM THE PAST MONTH

The Washington Post | Amid Kavanaugh uproar, changes to Congress’s sexual harassment rules stall 

The Leslie Marshall Show | Interview with BTI Director Don Bell

Washington Post | Only 5 percent of Senate staffers are black. Congress needs the ‘Rooney Rule.’

NBC News | Black Republican Leaders Validated by Election Outreach Strategy

POLICY INCUBATOR

Washington Examiner | Civil Rights Groups Push McConnell to Pass Sentencing Reform

Public News Service | Study: African-Americans Wait Twice as Long as Whites to Vote

The American Prospect | How We Move Beyond Dallas

The Nation | The Supreme Court Didn't Fix Racist Jury Selection

The Nation | What Black Americans Say About 'Black-on-Black' Gun Violence

The Washington Informer | Joint Center Revived and Stronger

Washington Post | When did black Americans start voting so heavily Democratic?

Huffington Post Live | Racism revealed by Baltimore's curfews

Huffington Post | On the Bridge with John Lewis and Barack Obama

Washington Post | Can Democrats hit their magic numbers among black and white voters in the South?

Black Enterprise | Voting Impact: Black Turnout and 2014 Midterms Findings Released

The Hill | Dems pin hopes on black vote

The Nation | 50 Years After Bloody Sunday, Voting Rights Are Under Attack

ESPN | "New York Sports and Beyond"

Radio Islam | What Women’s History Month Means to Muslim Women/50 Years Later: Race in Politics

Washington Post | Where black voters stand 50 years after the Voting Rights Act was passed

JOINT CENTER STATEMENTS

Joint Center Statement Regarding The White House "My Brother's Keeper" Task Force Report

U.S. Senator Cory Booker to be Honored at Joint Center Annual Gala Dinner

Joint Center Partners with Children & Nature Network

New President & CEO Spencer Overton Lauded

Joint Center Announces Spencer Overton as Interim President & CEO

Energy & Environment Program Applauds President's Climate Fight

Joint Center Reflects on the Legacy of Long-Time Board Chairman Wendell G. Freeland (1925-2014)

Joint Center Congratulates Promise Zones Communities