How Anti-Immigration Policies Are Leading Prisons to Lease Convicts as Field Laborers
Under lucrative arrangements, states are increasingly leasing prisoners to harvest food for American consumers at a rate not seen since Jim Crow.
Beyond Charlottesville: The North's Long History With Racism
Charlottesville has come to define the nature of modern racism primarily as southern, embodied in tiki torches, Confederate flags, and violent outbursts, but that belies the insidious roots of racist policy in the north.
'Segregation's Constant Gardeners': How White Women Kept Jim Crow Alive
Meet the good white mothers, PTA members, and newspaper columnists who were also committed white supremacists.
Georgia Is Segregating Troublesome Kids in Schools Used During Jim Crow
A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.
Hundreds of School Districts Have Been Ignoring Desegregation Orders
The federal government’s vigilance in enforcing the court-backed desegregation of the country’s schools is a shadow of what it once was.
Florida: The Most Dangerous Place to Be Black in America
For Florida, being at the center of a maelstrom about race and justice for black Americans is nothing new. Especially if you ever had a run-in with Lake County’s brutal seven-term sheriff, Willis McCall.