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.
They took down the statue. Now activists are asking themselves: What kind of replacement can actually honor the spirit of that fight?
The judge who ruled NYC’s use of the practice unconstitutional reflects on progress in policing.
Several other white supremacist rallies are already shaping up for the coming weeks. Cities are grappling with how they'll handle the unwelcome visitors.
Wilkinsburg has not succumbed to the momentum to be absorbed into neighboring Pittsburgh. And its first black woman mayor is ramping up the fight to protect her community's distinct interests.
The answer lies in who gets to define it.
In Baltimore, criminal justice authorities may have finally figured out how to use police cam footage to achieve some semblance of justice.
The NAACP would like to see more African Americans participating in the Airbnb rental market—is that a good thing?
Jeff Sessions has ordered prosecutors to continue seizing property from suspects, even if they haven’t been charged with a crime, to help finance law enforcement practices. Philadelphia is moving in the opposite direction.
There is a significant gap in the earnings of white employees and people of color. A new racial equity strategy for the city plans to correct that.
We now have a foundation to work from on how to remedy racial discrimination in the sharing economy.
A new report fleshes out the controversial demand to cut police department budgets and reallocate those funds into healthcare, housing, jobs, and schools. Will that make communities of color safer?
Why didn’t the fall of former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams on fraud and corruption charges doom his reform-minded agenda?
The death of the rapper Prodigy raises a few questions: Is “the hood” over—and why did we ever need it to begin with?
There’s a right way and a wrong way to be a neighbor during a time of rapid community change.
New York City has pledged to divest its pension holdings from companies involved in the private prison industry. But the ultimate goal is to help build a mass movement against the White House.
Hollywood’s new wunderkind cinematographer took time out of his schedule filming Arrival and Star Wars to visit and interpret the photography of Pittsburgh’s legendary Charles “Teenie” Harris.