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(PolicyMap) Data Reveals Underpinnings of Racial Inequities

PolicyMap Newsletter Dig Deeper Into Racial Disparities with PolicyMap Communities across the United States are reckoning with structural racism as protests continue over the police killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many other Black and Brown people. Maps and data can provide quantitative confirmation of stories of racism that many already know, and can guide policymakers when reforming public policy to serve all residents. Learn More. BLOGS Data on the Racial Wealth Gap Economic inequality along racial and ethnic lines, often called the "racial wealth gap" is among the topics gaining prominence in today's discourse. Eliminating the racial wealth gap requires an increased focus on structural and institutional racism; data can inform interventions. Learn more Addressing Racial Inequality by Investigating Mortgage Denials Home ownership has traditionally been one of