On racial segregation in American schools, using the example of St. Louis, Missouri, and its Normandy district.
On the historic role of policing in reinforcing racial inequality and how it has led to black Americans' fear of police.
An unusual lawsuit against M&T Bank draws on secret videotapes and recordings to argue that the bank’s loan officers discriminated against blacks, Latinos, and Asians who applied for mortgages.
A federal judge in Alabama says a local school board has failed to meet legal mandate to integrate.
The federal government’s vigilance in enforcing the court-backed desegregation of the country’s schools is a shadow of what it once was.
After decades of inaction, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun to move against two localities for allegedly violating the Fair Housing Act.
The Supreme Court's decision on a potentially decisive affirmative action case has stirred talk of using class considerations to achieve diversity in the country’s colleges. Everyone thinks it sounds good. But some scholars say America’s campuses will never be meaningfully racially diverse under such programs.
A nationwide survey by HUD reveals, again, that minorities face racism in the housing market. But HUD, again, chooses not to punish the offenders.