Findings from a new study indicate that “black-sounding” names are less likely to get a reply from public service providers.
Several years into a new wave of refugees entering the city, the grassroots organizations that sprung up to meet their needs have become part of the fabric of the city.
Hospitality and domestic workers suffer staggering rates of sexual harassment and assault. But they are among women still largely omitted from the #MeToo movement—and many federal protections.
“DHS should not be scanning the faces of Americans as they depart on international flights—but DHS is doing it anyway,” warns a new report that finds facial recognition practices may be violating the law.
Durham, North Carolina was once a tobacco hub. Mayor William Bell talks about on his city’s post-industrial transformation—and the challenges that come with it.
Austin’s first chief equity officer on improving equal access to housing, zoning, and economic benefit.
The most common jobs for workers without college degrees have never been industrial.
An interactive map shows where the highest concentrations of households with unpaid bills are.
The State and Local Tax Deduction is regressive. But eliminating it the way the GOP bills propose could be even worse for America.
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They’ve been called “no-go zones”—regions where no rules apply. To residents, they’re neighborhoods that are stigmatized and neglected. Why haven’t targeted policies to fix them had the intended effect?
Cities that were at the forefront of limiting their own participation in aggressive federal immigration enforcement are now expanding the scope of their work: Protecting their residents from data-collection and surveillance, too.
In theory, the GOP’s provision makes sense. But in context of the rest of the tax plan, it does exactly what it was doing before—benefit the rich.
Writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie confront the limits of urbanism.
As tactics for attacking urban areas evolve, city leaders are considering design tweaks to protect public spaces against vehicle attacks and other growing threats.
The American Dream now comes down to a coin toss, explains economist Raj Chetty.