In a new documentary, previously unseen footage collected by the Los Angeles Police Department reveals how the narrative of the riots has changed in 25 years.
There are many known unknowns about what Trump and Sessions are planning for their law-and-order agenda. Here’s what it all adds up to.
Pittsburgh will borrow a page from the NFL’s diversity playbook in order to get more people of color into leadership positions in city government.
The downfall of Governor Robert Bentley reveals that thwarting voting rights is just part of the state’s accepted electoral landscape.
The Attorney General is trying to erase Obama-era police reform. Can he do that?
To solve high school truancy, don’t suspend kids; compensate them.
What looks like a “split personality” in drug policy is really just the Trump administration’s racialized approach to enforcement.
The Attorney General’s threat to “claw back” federal funds from sanctuary cities would imperil the grants program that local police have been clamoring for.
Conservatives often complain that restoring former felons’ voting rights swings elections for Democrats.
Michael Ford explains how he’s building a movement to reclaim urban design from the failures of the 1970s.
Despite the rhetoric from the president and the Justice Department, the movement to resist mass incarceration has a way forward.
Until he resigned, Mustafa Ali was the EPA’s most senior official on environmental and climate justice.
A talk with Nicole and Deion Browder, siblings of Kalief Browder, whose suicide in 2015 came after a morbid ordeal with New York City’s criminal justice system.
Arrested at 16 and unjustly jailed for three years, Browder took his life in 2015. A new six-part documentary series, executive produced by Jay Z, exposes the many ways the criminal justice system failed him.
You can take the horror film out of the city and out of the suburbs, and racism for black people will still be scary.
People in high-crime neighborhoods are willing to partner with law enforcement, new research shows—but they’re wary of how they’ll be treated.
A new online mapping project is aimed at dismantling the Kentucky city’s grim legacy of racial segregation.
A word that was originally about plant diseases became “infused with racial and ethnic prejudice” when it moved to the city.