In 1950, Baltimore was the sixth-most-populous city in the country. Today, it is 26th, and its remaining poor black residents are cut off from their more affluent neighbors.
There’s a world of urgent discourse beyond Dyson, West, and Gates.
After a more permissive approach to protests in the fall, de Blasio’s NYPD has returned to Occupy-era tactics of violent repression.
We cannot turn away from police murders, but nor can we see them.
The emotional distance between Freddie Gray’s moving funeral and the chaos that followed isn’t as wide as it may seem.
It doesn’t stop with Ferguson—common underlying problems create conflict and tension across the country.
The death of Freddie Gray in police custody has sparked outrage over the conduct of the Baltimore Police Department.
In some of California’s most heavily Latino communities, going to school can be a health hazard.
Minorities confront prejudice and barriers to success in almost every aspect of their lives, but right-wing pundits prefer to blame the victims and the welfare state.
Richmond, Virginia, is the eleventh-most-unequal big city in the country; its leaders finally want to change that.