The Evolving Face of Hate
How Charlottesville Is Recovering from the Deadly Alt-Right Rally
I watched my former home descend into violent chaos. Now, slowly, residents are coming to terms with hate.
Black Women Making History
This Teenager Made History and Pissed Off Racists Everywhere
Zyahna Bryant wrote the petition that sparked the movement against the Robert E. Lee Statue in Charlottesville. A year later, violent racists held the tragic Unite the Right rally.
Views My Own
Removing Confederate Statues Won't Change America's Ugly Past
Symbolic victories may ease white guilt, but they won't put black kids through school or pay for their legal defense.
Brooklyn's Dirty Masquerade
J'ouvert Mourning: Remembering the Brooklynites Who Died Before Dawn
Tyreke Borel and Tiarah Poyau were fatally shot during 2016's annual street masquerade in Brooklyn. We followed up with their families and friends to see how they are coping with their loss.
A Black Father’s Fear of 'Law and Order' Under Trump
I went to law school partly to reduce the shock of seeing our criminal justice system up close. With Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions running the show, things could get even worse.
Residents of New York's 'Murder Ave' Explain How the City Got Safer
"Jay-Z fucked up the 'hood, I always said that—write that shit down. They didn't clean this shit up for us."
How I Learned to Stop Being Cynical and March for Black Life
I am intimately and daily aware of police power and the public perception of my black skin.