How the mayoral race about criminal justice reform became a race about credit cards.
Senator Cory Booker recently introduced a bill that some say doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell in today’s Congress. Here’s why he’s pushing it forward anyway.
Philadelphia is supposed to be the city of brotherly love and criminal justice reform. Why is Meek Mill back in prison?
A new nationwide poll shows that African Americans are more often feeling discrimination not in suburbs but in urban neighborhoods.
A new report shows how far the rest of the U.S. has to go to catch up on bail reform.
It’s an interesting time to be an African-American city official with authority over whether racially controversial statues and monuments should remain standing.
Landscape designer Walter Hood talks about his vision for the International African American Museum, which is scheduled to open in Charleston, South Carolina next year.
Pittsburgh filmmaker Chris Ivey has spent over twelve years documenting the lives of the people displaced so that the city can achieve its “cool” status.
Longtime environmental justice activist Elizabeth Yeampierre is helping spearhead a national day of action on creating a “just recovery” for Puerto Rico. Here’s what that means.
In 2014, students of color at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design were wondering how they could better impact social justice issues. Less than three years later, they’ve built a movement.
Race, not gender, is the larger obstacle in limiting minority women from taking managing and executive positions in the tech industry.
It’s a technique the FBI’s COINTELPRO program perfected in the 1960s.
A new federal report lays out why sending people to jail for unpaid fines is still a major problem that can’t be fully quantified across the U.S.
Opioids claim more lives than bullets, so why is the Trump administration so hyper-focused on city gangs?
Given the investment that cities make into professional sports franchises, team owners do not have the luxury of ignoring the politics of their environs.
A Pew report shows that nearly a third of white Americans under the age of 30 have “cold” feelings for the police. Recent court rulings and decisions made by the Trump administration this year might help explain why.
If the post-Katrina New Orleans experience is any indication, the development of low-income housing in Houston will be a long time coming.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have hit white and non-white families alike, but it will be people of color who will have the toughest time getting their homes back, which is by design.
Pittsburgh is planning to revive a radical alternate vision for its Boulevard of the Allies, in an effort to reconnect a long-bypassed neighborhood.
2016 was the first year since Hurricane Katrina that more people left New Orleans than moved in domestically—that has a lot to do with the dismal job market that continues to repel young professionals.
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray has taken her city’s plan for addressing substance abuse and mental illness and expanded it to 185 cities.