But in the U.K., most customers of the embattled coffee chain think that the profiling and mistreatment of African Americans is “a uniquely American thing.”
James Foreman Jr.’s book Locking Up Our Own, which won a Pulitzer prize this week, shows how plans to decriminalize cannabis to help black people were derailed in Washington, D.C. in 1975, by black people.
But will its alerts come in enough time to make a difference?
Also: 1,000 strangers talk race in Los Angeles, and the weirdest Earth Day celebrations.
To understand legal battles over California’s sanctuary state policies, look to the historical struggle over cannabis legislation.
A new study suggests that being on a higher floor in a building increases a person’s willingness to take financial risks.
The ride-hailing company announced on Thursday that it plans to become one of the largest voluntary purchasers of carbon offsets in the world.
From group oyster-shell bagging to a naked bike ride, some Earth Day events are more colorful than the standard festivals and tree plantings.
A new paper debunks various myths about the wealth gap between blacks and whites in the United States, and the methods for bridging it.
The Hague’s new ban on the public consumption is the latest signal of the country’s waning tolerance. It could also be a step toward a happier medium.
Angelenos gathered at 100 dinners this week through a city-backed initiative to spark civic and civil dialogue.
During 2017, more than 167,000 Latinos became homeowners, significantly contributing to the country's economy. However, doubts around immigration issues make their future in the real estate market uncertain.
Also: The rise of the rest (of the world), and why newspaper websites are so horrible.
Baltimore plans to partially demolish Gilmor Homes, the public housing complex that was once the focus of protests.
American cities still have the edge when it comes to high-tech startups and venture capital, but other parts of the world are rapidly catching up.
The pop-up ads! The autoplaying videos!
Decadence, awe, and jealousy inspired a strange 18th-century architectural trend.
A new show uses photographs of concrete buildings in their final days to argue for their preservation.
Almost seven months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is experiencing a complete power outage. The island’s electricity provider said it will take from 24 to 36 hours to bring power back across the U.S. territory.
Scientists accidentally created an enzyme that can break down plastic. But is it any better than recycling?