As work on the museum progresses, its architects and designers must find ways to work a raucous history into a very staid building.
Law enforcement organizations and prosecutor officials have problems with Trump’s “law and order” message.
Republican supporters of voter ID laws have been more than candid about how they help their political chances.
University of California, Davis professors examine the connections between toxic environmental conditions and recent police killings of African Americans.
The “broken windows” theory of crime prevention hasn’t helped police engage with black communities. In Baton Rouge, broken porches won’t, either.
The phrases carry charged meanings in these racially volatile times. A criminology expert shares thoughts on their social impact.
While Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has been front and center regarding the Dallas shootings, Baton Rouge mayor Kip Holden has been noticeably absent.
Governor Pat McCrory says he supports increased transparency for police, but clearly not through access to police-cam footage.
African-American resident Lisa Batiste opened her private property to be used as a gathering space for protesters. The SWAT team that arrived was uninvited.
Mike Rawlings bluntly invoked the legacy of racism in speaking about recent violence by and against police.
The average citizen’s ability to capture and immediately broadcast video of police activity changed the way America experienced the events of this week.
Wednesday’s press conference on the police shooting of Alton Sterling named the officers involved, and brought up a troubling “mandate.”
W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington helped create these striking visuals of life for free African Americans at the turn of the 20th century.
The improbable coming together of environmental activists, labor unions, and social justice groups made it happen.
A controversial bill on the matter has cleared the House and made its way through the Senate Wednesday.
The president recently told black college grads that life for them would be better than ever, but a new report shows a cloudier outlook.
A settlement between the Department of Justice and a Mississippi jail system marks the beginning of the end of solitary confinement.
The past 10 years have seen a major drop in the number of people with criminal records rejected by the Oakland Housing Authority.