Mayor Ras Baraka’s journey from impressionable child to the seat of power in a wounded American city.
A project to place historical markers at sites where African Americans were lynched is “slow-going,” but necessary.
A new provision will prohibit separate entrances in apartment buildings with units for low-income and market-rate tenants.
A 40-year-old Supreme Court decision obligates schools to assist English-language learners. San Francisco has just been ordered to figure out how.
The complete case, in one chart-filled list.
Teenage casanovas, booming car speakers, and freaky dance moves make these street parties a weekly destination for the city’s music fans.
After 40 years of efforts, there is still no federal law protecting queer and trans workers from job discrimination. This failure is keeping those communities in poverty.
From 1990 to 2010, wealth has accumulated in ever-richer neighborhoods, thanks in part to exclusionary housing practices.
From Scalia's Tears to Ruth Bader Gin & Juice to the Pride Cocktail Tree.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Etiquette rules don’t fly out the window just because everyone’s wearing feather boas. Here’s how to be respectful, even in your sequined finest.
Remember Arkanoid? It’s back—to illustrate a real-life architecture crisis.
The states where same-sex marriage is now legal in the United States.
After the death of a child on the Scajaquada, or New York Route 198, Buffalo locals are demanding changes.
The 1966 film The Devil’s Toy documented the city’s skateboarding culture—and those who feared it.
“The North and the Congress basically gave up on equality for African Americans, and that set us on a course that we have not yet recovered from.”
What the iconic lawn ornament says about class and aesthetics.
Beyond the lack of rain and decades of very bad water policies, California has some of the best resources for setting things right.
A group of professors have created the #Charlestonsyllabus to illustrate the histories of faith, race, and violence that collided in a mass murder.
The map provides a level of detail previously unavailable. It is the first ever to collect data published by all of Europe’s municipalities.