Race in American Cities
Supported by a grant from Living Cities.
Growing food service jobs have come with applause in small cities like Little Rock. But for workers, it's a mixed bag—and potentially an unequal one.
A recent study found that black students who have at least one black teacher do better in school. Making policy around this research is complicated.
Wilkinsburg has not succumbed to the momentum to be absorbed into neighboring Pittsburgh. And its first black woman mayor is ramping up the fight to protect her community's distinct interests.