Why Detroit's Plan to Reforest Its Streets Ran Into Roadblocks
Many citizens pushed back against a government-backed urban greening program due to an abiding mistrust of the city and its officials.
In Georgia, Registration Restrictions Disproportionately Affect Urban Voters
Of the more than 50,000 people in the state whose voter registrations are frozen or "pending," about 98 percent live in urban areas.
North Carolina's Environmental History Is Littered With Racial Injustice
In Duplin County, residents have suffered as a result of their proximity to animal feeding operations, and that is only being exacerbated by the fallout from Hurricane Florence.
Atlanta Has Built a Task Force to Change Street Names Honoring White Supremacists
And it has identified six monuments and roughly 30 street names that could soon possibly meet the chopping block.
Inherent Bias: Who Is Actually 'Welcome' at a Starbucks?
Starbucks doesn't need to close its stores for bias trainings. It needs to change its entire design so that it doesn't merely reflect the character of host neighborhoods, especially if that character is racist.
The Intersection of Design and Social Justice in Black America
A conversation with Michelle Joan Wilkinson about the exhibit she curated for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.
What Hurricane Katrina Exposed About New Orleans in 2005—and What's Changed Since
Last year, 2016, was the first year since Hurricane Katrina that more people left New Orleans than moved in domestically—that has a lot to do with the dismal job market that continues to repel young professionals.