In her new book, Ewing uses poetry as a form of historical investigation, revisiting the deadly riots that tore through Chicago a century ago.
From the time they are just children, black women in America face a set societal perceptions and actions that can have devastating effects.
Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang. Groups like the Crips and MS-13 have spread from coast to coast, and even abroad. But on Southern California's streets they have been vanishing. Has L.A. figured out how to stop the epidemic it set loose on the world?
We're back where we were about 20 years ago.
Do neighborhood watch programs work? After 40 years, we still don't really know.
Two new books explore the intersection of race and identity in America by investigating families whose biracial members might — or might not — "pass" as white.