A robust turnout at a recent rally indicates progress in terms of public awareness and support.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, nearly went bankrupt. As Stephen Reed is charged with theft, bribery, corruption, and more, residents may now find out why.
The man who modernized New York angrily took on his critics in a 1962 essay for The Atlantic.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
#NewDC yuppies move to stop a 7-11 from opening in a gentrifying neighborhood they’d never have touched 15 years ago. But they’re really objecting to its customer type.
One startup wants to fix California’s water market. But shouldn’t the state be doing more?
State legislator Harold Mitchell says he’s happy the flag is falling, but that the politics of its statehouse supporters will continue to affect poor minority communities.
The Fraternal Order of Police’s scathing report, issued hours before the commissioner was fired, suggests that Batts was following guidelines from the White House’s 21st Century Policing Task Force.
It’s all part of the city’s struggle with its role as a tourism hotspot.
As diversity increases, both at the city and the workplace level, so does productivity.
A project to place historical markers at sites where African Americans were lynched is “slow-going,” but necessary.
Mayor Ras Baraka’s journey from impressionable child to the seat of power in a wounded American city.
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.