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
10.22.18
RACISM

Racists in Florida Kept This Man From Becoming a Lawyer for 30 Years

Virgil Hawkins wanted to go to law school. His home state waged "an undeclared second civil war" to keep him from doing so.
Gilbert King
4.18.18
Stuff

We're Still Marching Towards MLK's Promised Land

Martin Luther King Jr's dream of equality in America has been deferred. It's up to us to fight to make it a reality.
Wilbert L. Cooper
1.18.16
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
1.16.16
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
5.7.15
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
Gavin Haynes Sleepless Nights

A West London Housing Estate Is Turning into a Real-Life JG Ballard Novel

Forcing the rich and the poor to co-exist rarely works.
Gavin Haynes
10.29.13
News

Israeli Settlers Don't Want Palestinians On Their Buses

It's not very friendly, but they're scared of getting blown up.
Alon Aviram
3.5.13