A new study offers solutions to entrenched problems that make voting time-consuming, confusing, and often disenfranchising.
The current ruffle over AirBnB shows civil rights laws and court victories haven’t fully flushed Jim Crow blood from America’s veins.
A federal judge says Cleveland, Mississippi, must finally comply with a historic ruling the U.S. Supreme Court made more than 60 years ago.
Nowhere in Baltimore can two full-time minimum-wage earners afford the median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, according to a new report.
The city will place more ATM machines in courthouses, and explore allowing bail payment with debit or credit cards.
In Ben Wheatley’s new film adaptation of the classic J.G. Ballard novel, orgies, rapes, and murders among residents are part of a literal struggle to the top.
“Hip hop architect” and professor Mike Ford discusses the community-led vision for the first-of-its-kind museum.
New York’s new five-cent fee is exactly what low-income communities need to lighten the waste burdens they live with daily.
The squad-deep, front-porch perching exhibited in Beyonce’s Lemonade video is the kind of thing that can get you evicted in certain corners of New Orleans.
Destiny Watford, 20, has taken the Goldman Environmental Prize for her work to stop a trash incinerator from being built in her neighborhood.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe takes a historic step, giving the vote back to those previously banned from participation.
In an ongoing suit against Michigan’s emergency manager law, the state argued residents have no legal right to elect their mayors, and a federal court agreed.
A new $1.5 million MacArthur Foundation grant could give New Orleans’ public defenders, and its incarcerated citizens, some relief.
The Democratic Party is suing state election officials over the long lines that marked last month’s primaries, charging they created voter suppression.
New York City’s environmental justice leaders offer ideas to strengthen Mayor Bill de Blasio’s equity goals.
A judge has ruled that the constitutional rights of seven men held in jail for violent crimes have been violated because the state can’t afford defenders.
With no plan in sight to pay for legal defense for the indigent, state district attorneys are now labeling lawyers "greedy anarchists" for pushing back.
Missouri wants a photo voter ID law, but its counties already can’t get their basic ballot game together.