Municipal Borders Have a Huge Impact on Millions of People’s Daily Lives. Here Are a Few of America’s Starkest.
Piedmont, California; Grosse Pointe, Michigan; and Roxbury, Massachusetts, may be separated by thousands of miles, but they've been shaped by the same man-made forces.
The Female Pastors Making Space for Queer Christians to Express Their Faith
A new vanguard of female pastors is fighting for LGBTQ equality, standing up to a church that has long disempowered both women and queer people.
Hector Barajas Served in the American Military. He Was Deported Just the Same.
Military service, once the surest path to citizenship, is increasingly fraught with confusion and legal hurdles for the foreign-born.
How the 'Suitable For All Ages' Standard Leads to Censorship Worldwide
In a world where many movies and TV shows are available on demand, studios and streaming services still go to great lengths to accommodate government censorship—and citizens will go further to sneak past them.
Why Violence Persists in New Mexico's Indigenous Border Towns
Many of the state’s Indigenous residents live or depend upon its border towns where they have long come to work and trade. But they exist against a backdrop of racism, poverty, murder, police violence, and preventable deaths.