In his new HBO series “Problem Areas,” comedian-actor Wyatt Cenac takes a crack at solving police racism.
Thirty years ago, his likeness could be found in many poor, minority communities. Today, these images are disappearing as the buildings they were painted on have either collapsed or have been demolished.
Meet the new world leader in fare-free living.
It’s not high costs alone that are pushing people out of expensive cities—whole categories of jobs are underrepresented there.
This would be the de-gentrification of the city of Stockbridge, with its wealthy areas carved away for a new city while remaining residents pick up the substantial tab left behind.
Several new advocacy groups have sprung up to push for better housing policies at the state and national level. Their first job: Communicating how significant the problem really is.
The state’s potential new law has been criticized for placing new burdens to retain Medicaid coverage primarily on blacks. But the bill's onerous rules are likely to affect almost every recipient.
The city is launching a study to explore the possibility of going fully fare-free.
Will tax incentives really encourage investors to help revitalize low-income communities? Research on similar efforts from the past suggests otherwise.
The American Dream turns on where we live. But it’s job markets and marriage partners—not schools—that make the biggest difference in who climbs the economic ladder.
It’s the most blunderful time of the year.
The compromise bill to fund affordable housing and homelessness programs is a thermometer for how cities regulate rapid economic growth.
Trump angered Brits when he cited London’s increasing knife violence recently, saying a city hospital there was “like a war zone.” In this excerpt from Tales of Two Londons, the authors describe the joys and threats in a London neighborhood.
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.
The city is showing off a prototype for “pop-up” affordable housing—and easing rules on accessory dwelling units.
Marchers from last year’s Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville who attacked a black counter-protester made a claim that has often worked for police officers: They acted in self-defense.
Amazon set up its HQ2 bidding war for maximum manipulation of North America’s cities—and the company doesn’t seem to be following its own selection criteria closely.
New York gubernatorial candidate and former “Sex and the City” co-star Cynthia Nixon has a pretty progressive campaign platform on racial equity and cannabis legalization—so what’s the problem?
Right wing populists like Benjamin Netanyahu blame south Tel Aviv’s bad reputation on its African community. But the urban fabric of the area tells a more complicated story about the city’s character.
In cities that gain college graduates, wages rise but so do rents, resulting in a cost burden for the least advantaged.