CSRPC.logo The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture is committed to establishing a new type of research institute devoted to the study of race and ethnicity that seeks to expand the study of race beyond the black/white paradigm while exploring social and identity cleavages within racialized communities.


Reading Racial Conflict is curated by SSRC with guidance from Michael Dawson and Megan Ming Francis.  Series contributors examine racial tensions and demands for racial justice through classic texts in the political economy of race.


The Black Youth Project examines the attitudes, resources, and culture of the young, urban black millennial and explores what young black Americans think about the political, cultural, and sexual choices and challenges confronting them and their peer group. (Mission statement, blackyouthproject.com).

The Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race (WISIR) is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to bringing the tools of critical theory and contemporary social science to the analysis of social, economic, and political inequality along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class.

The Racial Wealth Divide Initiative of CFED present Racial Wealth Divide Data Profiles, which provides data on economic inequalities and helps readers understand how racial economic inequality affects economically marginalized communities.