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There isn’t a single state, city, or county in the U.S. where someone earning federal or state minimum wage for a 40-hour work week can afford a two-bedroom home at fair market rent.
A new data visualization allows for a detailed look at who’s being policed, where, and by whom.
What researchers found after analyzing data gathered from 20 million stops in North Carolina.
In developing countries, informal workers make up 50 to 80 percent of the urban workforce. Keeping them locked out of prosperity is bad for everyone, according to a new report.
Overall, the prison population is decreasing, but in some states, it’s higher than ever. A new report looks at trends state by state.
A new Pew Research Center survey shows where the geographical divide is overstated.
A new report offers a roadmap to inclusive growth.
For young black Americans, it’s because rents are too damn high: For white ones, it’s about jobs.
All of Michigan, D.C., and a large chunk of Pennsylvania are part of the area where Border Patrol has expanded search and seizure rights. Here's what it means to live or travel there.
Tax delinquency rates rose with jumps in tax burdens, but relief programs for some owners helped mitigate the effect.
A new report finds where post-1980 economic growth has been accompanied by inclusion of low-income residents and communities of color.
A new paper debunks various myths about the wealth gap between blacks and whites in the United States, and the methods for bridging it.
In Baltimore, the road named for the slain civil rights icon brought suburbanites downtown—and displacement and isolation to the communities along its path.
A new project is intended to “give us a better sense of who black people are, where we are, and what we hope and dream for,” says Alicia Garza who also helped start the Black Lives Matter movement.