Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research.
US Census Bureau collects population data is order to determine the distribution of Congressional seats to states, make planning decisions about community services, distribute federal funds to local, state and tribal governments each year, and to provide Age Search information.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics collects and publishes statistics on how people spend their time, their labor force status, average number of jobs held, earnings, educational attainment, and other demographic characteristics by race and ethnicity.
The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) is a non-profit organization that challenges poverty and racial injustice, advocates for equal treatment in the criminal justice system, and creates hope for marginalized communities. In addition to providing legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons; EJI provides research and recommendations (reports, discussion guides, and other educational materials) to assist advocates and policymakers in the critically important work of criminal justice reform. Reports include Lynching in America, Slavery in America, Reconstruction in America, and Segregation in America.
Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation.
EPI conducts research and analysis on the economic status of working America. National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders --The Kerner Commission-- report pulled together a comprehensive array of data to assess the specific economic and social inequities confronting African Americans in 1968. This report by EPI, compares the state of Black workers and their families in 1968 with the circumstances of their descendants today, 50 years after the Kerner report was released.
KFF serves as a nonpartisan source of facts, analysis and journalism for policymakers, the media, the health policy community and the public. KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) is a nonprofit organization focusing on national health issues, as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. KFF develops and runs its own policy analysis, journalism and communications programs, sometimes in partnership with major news organizations.