The second Unite the Right rally saw an emaciated turnout. But residents of Washington, D.C., have something of a tradition of showing up to oppose white supremacists.
“To be quite honest it kind of feels like they’re a bit obsessed with the city,” an immigrants’ rights activist said of the Department of Justice.
Following Seattle’s example, other cities want to give voters cash vouchers to donate to local candidates.
For decades, aldermen have used their “aldermanic prerogative” to reject affordable housing development, confining the city’s low-income residents, who are mostly black and brown, to a few areas of the city, a new report says.
Despite New York’s policies to protect immigrants, new analyses of federal immigration enforcement show how and why it is in many ways becoming more aggressive.
The biking community is overwhelmingly concerned with infrastructure. For urban anthropologist Adonia Lugo, that’s an equity problem.
A new study finds that lawmakers hailing from districts with private immigration jails are more likely to introduce harsh immigration policy.
Contracts that rent local beds to ICE for immigrant detention are spread out across the country—including in liberal counties.
If mayors don’t like being interrupted on their jogs, they may want to invest in a treadmill.
After the executive order signed by the Trump administration, the situation for kids and families detained at the border is even more uncertain than it was before. But here are some scenarios.
“There comes a time when Americans, when Houstonians, when Texans have to say to those higher than ourselves: This is wrong. This is just wrong.”
“Forget what you’re going to be someday—you’re strong … today!”
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.