The last year the Postal Service recorded any profit was 2006, and its cumulative losses since then totaled $83.1 billion as of March 31.
There were 1,501 black prisoners for every 100,000 black adults in 2018, down sharply from 2,261 black inmates per 100,000 black adults in 2006.
The public is divided over who should get ventilators if they are scarce.
There are notable differences between white and black Democrats in news consumption habits and assessments of recent political events and figures in the news.
Racial categories, which have been on every U.S. census, have changed from decade to decade, reflecting the politics and science of the times.
Explore the different race, ethnicity and origin categories used in the U.S. decennial census, from the first one in 1790 to the latest count in 2020.
About three-quarters of black adults in the U.S. say that being black is extremely or very important to how they think about themselves.
In 1965, America’s verdict on Selma was clear: Polling showed the public clearly siding with the demonstrators, not with the state of Alabama.
Every year, we publish hundreds of reports, blog posts, digital essays and other studies. Here are some of our most noteworthy findings from the past year.
In a growing number of U.S. counties, a majority of residents are Hispanic or black, reflecting the nation's changing demographics.