Social Policy

Race and Ethnicity

REUTERS/Christopher Aluka Berry - Randall Toussaint and his son Ethan visit the crypt of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King prior to The King Center's 47th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service in Atlanta January 19, 2015.

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The case for 'race-conscious' policies

February 4, 2016, Isabel V. Sawhill and Richard V. Reeves

Even if the case for reparations for slavery and its aftermath is already won, obstacles remain in terms of policy, politics, and law. Isabel Sawhill and Richard Reeves argue for race-conscious policies, which would be designed to close racial gaps without targeting specific racial groups.