City-council members in the nation’s capital are preparing for a final vote on what could be the most expansive parental-leave law in the United States.
Immigrant laborers, who make up most of North Carolina’s construction workforce, aren’t afraid of Trump.
Minnesota’s Twin Cities, one of the most prosperous areas in the nation, is reckoning with its inequities.
Earning a living in the U.S. is proving difficult for Minneapolis’s large Somali community.
A Minneapolis community seeks to counteract centuries of federal policies that have put its people at a disadvantage.
It’s difficult to determine who is “good” without making some troubling assumptions.
A civil rights movement unfolds in Minneapolis, the city with the most celebrated urban green spaces in the country.
Richmond was once the epicenter of black finance. What happened there explains the decline of black-owned banks across the country.
Two sociologists recently looked into whether the barriers facing people of color in the U.S. make it harder for most new arrivals to build wealth.
Texas A&M's Galen Newman argues that some of America's struggling cities should embrace—and plan around—their decline.
Once considered the fastest-shrinking city in America, Youngstown, Ohio, decided it would stop trying return to its former glory. Here’s what happened.
As the rest of the country emerges from the Great Recession, East Cleveland finds itself spiraling further into financial ruin.
Today’s Chinese immigrants are making their homes outside cities. So what will become of the tight-knit urban communities that previous generations built?
Welcome to "The Jungle," where casualties of Silicon Valley's last tech boom now find themselves struggling to survive.
Federal contractors lured undocumented immigrants to New Orleans after Katrina with loosened labor laws. Now the city's Latinos want police and immigration agents to stop harassing them.
Indian doctors and engineers are settling in the Midwestern city's suburbs, helping offset decades of population decline.
Rust Belt cities like St. Louis want to attract more immigrants, but few are integrating into African-American neighborhoods.