Advocates in Texas are charging the department with rolling back fair housing laws.
In D.C., black girls were arrested at a rate over 30 times that of white youth in 2015.
A new study finds that arts establishments are actually more concentrated in affluent and gentrified—rather than gentrifying—neighborhoods.
This theory suggests neighborhoods can fight crime by getting locals to clean up and maintain their own public spaces.
The “continuous trauma” of a drawn-out event like the Austin bombings is different than a one-time disaster.
After a bill passed by the Florida legislature is signed into law, the Sunshine State will gather more criminal-justice data and release it to the public.
Some eco-minded groups that traditionally focus on rural conservation are turning their attention to urban areas, in an effort to combat inequality and sprawl.
Absent a motive, the serial bombing attacks in Texas hadn’t been labeled with the term. Now, police say the suspect has been killed.
A French photographer captures the disconnect between the promise and the reality in the Indian capital’s hyper-privatized township.
They’re intended to make decision-making more objective. But data-based tools will have the opposite effect if they aren’t subject to public scrutiny.
The ability to opt out of a neighborhood school increases the likelihood that a black or Hispanic neighborhood will see an influx of wealthier residents.
Following the beloved politician’s murder, residents of Brazil’s favelas have taken to the streets for days to protest her death and the danger faced by favela residents living under military control.
“That's no easy step—it involves investment in human beings, not just systems,” says the city’s newly-appointed chief digital officer.
Batgirl author Hope Larson talks about the changing face of Burnside, Gotham City's Brooklyn, where tech incubators and housing affordability are bigger threats than even the Penguin and Harley Quinn.
Serenbe, an intentional community outside Atlanta, promises urban pleasures without the messiness of city life.
Organized hate groups are found in 340 counties—but those counties spread across every state of the union.
Fifty years ago, 17-year-old Paula Crisostomo helped organize a multi-school walkout that galvanized the Mexican-American community in Los Angeles.
The high schoolers who rallied against gun violence in Washington, D.C., had a very explicit message for lawmakers.
It's not just educators in West Virginia and Oklahoma who have watched their wages and benefits erode since the Great Recession.
Bottom line: It creates risk and the potential for further violence.
Too often, men. And money. But a team of OpenStreetMap users is working to draw new cartographic lines, making maps that more accurately—and equitably—reflect our space.