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The Hill: Removing Civil War statues the first step in finally defeating the Confederacy

In an editorial for The Hill, Dr. Rockeymoore, a regular contributor to the popular political news portal, calls for the last remaining vestiges of the Confederacy to be done away with. One has to wonder why it took almost 150 years after the confederacy lost the Civil War for leaders of U.S. cities to begin […]

By |June 4th, 2017

New York Amsterdam News: Trump budget takes away from those in most need

For its story on President Trump’s proposed budget, the New York Amsterdam News quoted Dr. Maya Rockeymoore. “This budget, and the justifications administration officials have given for it, is a mean-spirited and immoral attempt to demonize America’s poor.”

By |June 1st, 2017


Contact: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111, T. Kevin Walker, 202-265-5111, WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017—The Center for Global Policy Solutions is vehemently opposed to Donald Trump’s budget, “A New Foundation for American Greatness—President’s Budget FY 2018,” because it is an old formula for despair that inspires fear, demonizes the poor, marginalizes underserved populations, undermines productivity, and destroys the social safety […]

By |May 24th, 2017

Duke Today: Cook Director William “Sandy” Darity Jr. Honored With Prestigious Award at 2017 Future of Wealth Summit

Duke Today reports on the honor Dr. William Darity received at our recent 2017 Future of Wealth Summit. Maya Rockeymoore, president and CEO of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, highlighted the centrality of Darity and Hamilton’s research in the movement for racial and economic justice in the United States: “[Darity and Hamilton] have been […]

By |May 24th, 2017

24/7 Wall St: How Many Jobs Will Self-Driving Trucks Eliminate?

Reporter Paul Ausick cites CGPS’s “Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work” report in his story about truckers possibly losing jobs. The switch won’t happen immediately, but slowly over the next decade or so, according to a report from Goldman Sachs Economics Research. U.S. truck drivers could see jobs disappear at […]

By |May 23rd, 2017

Debt, Investment, Credit, and Business Owners of Color

Did you know minority-owned companies have a business credit score five points lower than businesses owned by non-minorities? This infographic provides a lot more than this fact.

By |May 16th, 2017

Capital Crisis: Disparities in Access to Credit for Minority-Owned Businesses

Minority-owned businesses are more likely to be denied a line a credit, leaving more entrepreneurs of color with at least one severely delinquent credit card. Learn more about minorities and capital in this informative infographic.

By |May 16th, 2017

A Portrait of Business Owners of Color

Eateries are the most popular kind of businesses started by people of color, with beauty shops coming in second. This infographic contains a bevy of similar facts about business owners of color, some of which may surprise you.

By |May 16th, 2017

The Louisiana Weekly: African-American men should be very worried about self-driving vehicles

Dr. Algernon Austin, a co-research of the “Stick Shift:  Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work” report, writes how black men would be adversely affected by autonomous vehicles. “Driving occupations are for the most part dominated by men. The African-American overrepresentation in driving occupations is mainly due to a strong overrepresentation of Black […]

By |May 15th, 2017

CGPS saddened by the death of Eddie N. Williams

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 9, 2017) – The Center for Global Policy Solutions mourns the loss of Eddie N. Williams, the former president of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and a trailblazer who linked policy with African-American political thought and research. CGPS President and CEO Dr. Maya Rockeymoore said she first learned […]

By |May 9th, 2017