Tracey Ross

Tracey Ross is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for American Progress.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Flint Isn’t the Only Place with Racism in the Water
Last month, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) delivered his fifth State of the State address , a ceremonious speech that typically presents the governor’s legislative priorities and vision for the year ahead. But instead of talking about pressing priorities—such as the need to reform the state’s public...
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Wednesday, September 09, 2015
30 Years Later, ‘The Golden Girls’ is Still the Most Progressive Show on Television
Picture it: Hollywood, 1985. The first episode of The Golden Girls airs, introducing the world to Blanche Devereaux, Rose Nylund, Sophia Petrillo, and Dorothy Zbornak. The show attracted more than 25 million viewers, becoming the highest-rated program of the week and consistently ranked in the top...
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Thursday, August 20, 2015
Remembering Katrina in the #BlackLivesMatter Movement
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of New Orleans was under water, thousands of people were displaced, and at least 1,800 people were killed. The country watched in disbelief as residents — a disproportionate number of whom were black — pleaded for help on rooftops as then-...
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Saturday, February 21, 2015
REACH: Stories of Black Men and the Communities that Shaped Them
After the killing of Michael Brown last summer, the nation’s attention turned towards Ferguson, Missouri – a small town with a history mirroring that of many communities across the country. Over a period of just a few decades, white residents largely disappeared from the town, concentrated poverty...
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