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Data to Study Racial Inequity: Raw Data Sources

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.

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Black Youth Project

Openly available.  Based at the University of Chicago, the Black Youth Project examines the attitudes, resources, and culture of the young, urban black millennial, exploring how these factors and others influence their decision-making, norms, and behavior in critical domains such as sex, health, and politics. Arguably more than any other subgroup of Americans, African American youth reflect the challenges of inclusion and empowerment in the post–civil rights period. At the core of this project will be an exploration of what young black Americans think about the political, cultural, and sexual choices and challenges confronting them and their peer group. We are especially interested in understanding what new factors help to shape or contribute to the social and political attitudes and behaviors of African American youth.  Includes:

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