segregation

Film

'The Hate U Give' Attempts to Advance the Gridlock on Police Brutality

Director George Tillman Jr. on why he thinks the film can squeeze empathy out of a divided nation.
Taylor Hosking
10.21.18
gallery shows

A Fed Up Former Teacher Curates a Show Fighting School Segregation

Nearly 60 years after 'Brown v. Board of Education,' American schools are still segregated.
Antwaun Sargent
7.16.17
Stuff

We're Still Marching Towards MLK's Promised Land

Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality in America has been deferred.
Wilbert L. Cooper
1.19.16
News

The Struggle to Finally Desegregate American Cities

The government had a plan to provide low-income housing in Baltimore by giving incentives to developers. But two years later, not a single housing unit has been built.
Peter Moskowitz
1.17.16
Art

Gordon Parks’ ‘A Segregation Story’ Travels Back in Time to 1950s America

Newly rediscovered photographs vividly show America’s separate and unequal past.
Antwaun Sargent
11.8.15
News

Canada’s Prison Watchdog Is Being Fired After Raising the Alarm About Problems in Jails

Howard Sapers is being shown the door after a long reign investigating abuses in Canadian prisons.
Justin Ling
5.5.15
Stuff

Why I'm Raising My British-Born Child to Speak Urdu

Nigel Farage has strong ideas about immigrants speaking perfect English, but, as part of a Pakistani immigrant family, I'm living proof of how having English as a first language doesn't count for everything.
Javaria Akbar
1.7.15
travel

Austin Was Built to Be Segregated

Austin stands as the tenth-most income segregated metro area in the entire country. For all of its desire to be removed from the rest of Texas, the progressive city is in familiar company. And the segregation was there from the beginning.
Luke Winkie
6.16.14