A key state deadline this week determines whether predominantly African-American communities just outside Atlanta can vote to start their own city.
Everything you wanted to know about Wakanda and urbanism, but were afraid to ask.
The new Marvel superhero movie Black Panther shows the benefits and the risks associated with sustaining and protecting a majority-black community.
It's not just implicit racial bias. According to a new study, state policies are also a determinant factor in police shootings that disproportionately target African Americans.
Trump slapped tariffs on imported solar panels at a time when African Americans were seeing unique job growth in the industry.
The drug war has a race problem. With pot newly legal, cities are making the case that legalization doesn't have to.
On SOTU night in D.C., crowds at an African-American church and a popular restaurant were unmoved by Trump’s claim to have boosted black employment.
Did black migrants from the South put their children in a better economic position? A new study provides some answers.
Close to 150,000 people have lost driving privileges in Pennsylvania between 2011 and 2016 because of a policy dating back to a 1991 federal law.
"The city is the black man's land," reads one capsule in an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Its curator explains why design is a critical part of the post-1968 urban and suburban landscape—and the museum itself.
Senator Cory Booker’s bill to legalize marijuana is pretty ambitious, but not ambitious enough, says Harvard Law Review.
A new projection has violent crime rates dropping this year in the largest U.S. cities. Homicides remain alarmingly high in some places, but one takeaway is clear: There’s little evidence to support Jeff Sessions' claim of a "dangerous permanent" crime rise.
The activists at the center of a new documentary talk about the fate of the city’s struggling police reform efforts.
Black voters endured waves of voter suppression to help elect Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate, and it didn’t have to be that way.
The possibility that Atlanta could see its first white mayor in decades has elicited some vocal and prominent resistance. But what is the “Black Mecca” fighting for?
A group of residents is out to prove that the Ohio city’s voting methods are racially discriminatory, despite the current makeup of its representatives.
Spike Lee’s beef with gentrification in Brooklyn comes full circle in his new “She’s Gotta Have It” Netflix series.
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?