Four Atlantic writers discuss the Netflix adaptation of Spike Lee’s 1986 film, and the ways the series exceeds and falls short of its potential.
A new report shows how far the rest of the U.S. has to go to catch up on bail reform.
A new federal report explains why the number of people jailed for unpaid fines can’t be fully quantified across the U.S.
Why didn’t the fall of former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams on fraud and corruption charges doom his reform-minded agenda?
Louisiana just passed a suite of prison-reform bills, but that may not put a huge dent in incarceration rates.
A new report from the Prison Policy Initiative shows that the populations of local jails are swelling for reasons that have little to do with crime.
The New Orleans Bounce music legend has been caught in the crosshairs of the city’s complicated housing policies.
A federal judge says Cleveland, Mississippi, must finally comply with a historic ruling the U.S. Supreme Court made more than 60 years ago.
The black history icons I learned about as a child were larger-than-life—and they prepared me to grapple with America’s racial past.
The state announced the end of its concealed-carry permit reciprocity with 25 states on Tuesday.
The HBO miniseries’ tragic final act concludes with residents moving into their new homes.
During the massive rebuilding, the state imposed a moratorium on all new subsidized units. The city is still paying the price.
Yonkers finally complies with an order to build public housing, causing a mixed response of triumph, outrage, and acceptance from residents.
Following the destruction of Katrina, the city has—in many ways—become a site of experimentation.
The HBO miniseries from The Wire creator David Simon follows an embattled city resisting efforts to build public housing.
The first in a three-part discussion of the singer's new album, "The ArchAndroid", which debuts this week