violence

LGBTQ

Chanel Scurlock Is the Fifth Black Trans Woman Killed in the Last Month

"I’m proud of you for being unapologetically correct about your feelings and expectations of YOU," wrote a friend of the North Carolina woman on Facebook.
Leila Ettachfini
6.7.19
Criminal Justice

Many 'Violent Offenders' Have Committed Nonviolent Crimes

Embezzlement and selling drugs near a school are among the offenses some states classify as "violent."
Eli Hager
4.5.19
prison

Prison Guards Told Us What It's Like Working with the Most Violent Inmates

In British prisons, "one percenters" are those deemed so unruly that they spend the majority of their sentences in solitary confinement.
Nick Chester
3.12.19
Views My Own

Trump Has No Business Calling Anyone Anywhere 'Anti-Jewish'

A president who has presided over a resurgence of hatred and trafficked in anti-Semitism is suddenly worried about Democrats and Israel.
Matt Taylor
3.8.19
Fighting Words

Trump Is a Health Hazard to His Supporters

I’ll never forget how a man pulling an oxygen tank because of severe lung disease told me he would rather die than receive benefits from the Affordable Care Act because it used his tax dollars on “Mexicans and welfare queens."
Jonathan Metzl
3.6.19
guns

Inside the Uniquely American Horror Story of Summer Gun Violence in Chicago

"The one thing that I get really agitated about is how little things have changed in many of these neighborhoods."
Ann Givens
3.5.19
Views My Own

Sarah Sanders's Latest Lie Is Somehow Her Worst

After a member of the military allegedly obsessed with race war got arrested, Trump's spokeswoman reached a new low.
Matt Taylor
2.22.19
Vegan

Bank Employee Tells Customer That All Vegans 'Should Be Punched in the Face'

Knuckle sandwiches: probably not vegan.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.20.19
Broadly

What This Ted Bundy Survivor Thinks of the Obsession Around the Serial Killer

Kathy Kleiner was 20 years old when she was attacked by the notorious serial killer. Decades on, she wants to recenter Bundy's victims in a narrative that too often excludes them.
Kitty Wenham
2.19.19
Deportation

The Fate of Tonga’s Criminal Returnees

We talked to criminal deportees who have little support to prevent them from reverting to a life of crime.
James Borrowdale
2.7.19
Interviews

These Photos Tell the Forgotten Story of LA's Latinx Rave Scene in the 90s

We talk to Map Pointz founder Guadalupe Rosales about the party crews that gave teens a sense of belonging beyond gang culture.
Marla Bahloul
1.17.19
High Wire

All the Things the New Anti-Weed Crusade Gets Horribly Wrong

It's Reefer Madness all over again, somehow.
Maia Szalavitz
1.14.19
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