African Americans in the same neighborhoods decimated by subprime lending are now being targeted with new predatory loan offerings, a lawsuit argues.
A recent ransomware attack on Atlanta’s computer systems is disruptive, but so ordinary.
The young protesters now on the march are responsible and mature—and they’re asking adults to grow up.
Americans are flocking to big cities to find good jobs—opportunities that remain disproportionately out of reach for the poorest residents already living there.
Two cases offer very different solutions to a perennial problem of politicians attempting to cement themselves in power.
Allegations of sexual harassment against the dean who supervised Nassar reveal why decades of complaints weren't dealt with more aggressively.
In preparing this special issue on Dr. King and his legacy, we scoured the magazine’s pages looking for articles that might give historical context to the struggle for which he lived and died.
In June 1965, the Voting Rights Act languished in the House Rules Committee after passage in the Senate. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote this letter to the New York Amsterdam News urging its passage as the first step in ensuring access to the ballot.
The maternity care desert in the capital is a microcosm of a national crisis.
His campaign, backed by the Justice Department, only reinforces a law-enforcement paradigm that puts people of color in prison.
She was far more than her husband’s helpmate, but along with many other leaders of the era, her leadership was hidden in plain sight.
On a cold spring day, hundreds of thousands of adults stood and listened to children—under attack, and unwilling to wait any longer for solutions.
If Americans were more familiar with the complex heroes of their past, they would be better equipped to recognize people of good character today.
Two decades after Columbine, Americans remain split as to whether guns are dangerous or essential—and the school shootings continue.
Photos of the long, painstaking construction process of the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, set to launch in early 2019.
The party nominated businessman J.B. Pritzker to go up against Governor Bruce Rauner, the Republican incumbent who barely avoided an embarrassing primary defeat on Tuesday night.
Growing up, I practiced my faith quietly. Now I want my children to be loud about theirs.
Contrary to the longings of NeverTrumpers, there’s no groundswell of support among the GOP rank and file for a challenger to the president.
If my black child has to learn that society will hate him, he should hear about it from someone who unconditionally loves him.
They’re both blamed for predisposing their members to violent acts, but they’ve sparked radically different public-policy responses.
Rehabilitation and reform in Virginia's last facility for kids.