The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
A letter from the LCCHR and dozens of other civil rights groups and student organizations urging the Department of Education to acknowledge and address the impact of student debt on communities of color.
A comprehensive report assessing student debt and default from origination to 20 years into repayment, and finding that debt and default among African American borrowers is at crisis levels.
Center for American Progress
An analysis of 12-year default rates by race and institution type.
Washington Center for Equitable Growth
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth’s analysis of consumer credit panel data, finding that delinquency disproportionately affects minority communities.
A report looking at how the “new normal” of debt-financed higher education and how communities of color, with disproportionately less wealth and less access to traditional ladders of economic opportunity, are impacted.