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Data to Study Racial Inequity: Home

Sources of data for studying racism and racial disparities in wealth, opportunity, and privilege; as well as to explore the Black and African American experience.

What's In This Guide?

This guide provides data sources for those studying racial inequity, organized into the following pages:


A variety of contextual resources are used in this guide, including those cited in the Racial Equity Institute's Groundwater Approach presentation, and How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi.

Note:  Our initial focus here has been on Black Americans in terms of citations that illustrate context.  We have begun expanding to include other races and ethnicities, but welcome suggestions.  Email the contact listed on this page.

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