Data shines a spotlight on where there are inequities in American life. By measuring the demographics of education, income, hate crimes, incarceration, and more, Americans can make judgments on how government helps people and where it’s lagging. The statistics here cover a variety of topics, from 8th grade reading proficiency to police brutality, and come from agencies like the US Census Bureau and Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Questions to Ask
How do income statistics vary by race?
Do education outcomes vary by race?
How do unemployment statistics vary by race?
Who are the victims of hate crimes?
How often do police use excessive force during arrests?
Data delivered to your inbox
Keep up with the latest data and most popular content.