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Feature August 30
1 in 5 African American deaths happens earlier than if they were White. Black doctors say the Flexner Report holds clues to the health system’s role in racial health disparities.
The Frame March 22
Jon Henry's photography project seeks to convey the impact of police violence on Black families.
Life Inside December 10, 2020
“From time to time you hear someone shout something like, ‘Trump cannot be stopped!’ or, ‘Let’s get this White Nazi out of power!’ There is no gray area.”
Feature November 20, 2020
25 years ago this month, “superpredator” was coined in The Weekly Standard. Media spread the term like wildfire, creating repercussions on policy and culture we are still reckoning with today.
Justice Lab October 28, 2020
Mainstream media is less likely to cover Black homicide victims and less likely to portray them as complex human beings, a new study shows.
The System October 21, 2020
Police forces in the U.S. were originally founded to secure private property—including human beings.
Analysis September 23, 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a revered feminist icon. Her legacy on issues such as prisoners’ rights, capital punishment, racial justice and tribal sovereignty has been less examined.
Analysis August 21, 2020
New data shows deaths from all causes—COVID and otherwise—have gone up 9 percent among White Americans, but more than 30 percent in communities of color.
Life Inside August 6, 2020
We grew up listening to Tupac, smoking blunts and emulating Black people. Behind bars, our past was a dangerous secret.
Life Inside July 9, 2020
I’m a Cambodian-American from Long Beach, California. But to a prison system that limits its population categories to “Black,” “White” and “Hispanic,” I’m the race version of a misfit toy.