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Co-published with Alternet. White supremacy systematically creates poverty with one hand while violently punishing it with the other.
Co-Published with Lenny Letter. How becoming a single mom in a depressed town helped one woman let go of perfection.
Co-Published with the Virginia Quarterly Review. If faith fosters separateness, how do you navigate healthcare for your children? A #VQRTrueStory essay.
Co-published with Smithsonian Magazine. To mark the 75th anniversary of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, photographer Matt Black and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dale Maharidge, traveled to California's Central Valley, Cleveland and northern Maine to chronicle America's working poor.
Co-published with Cosmopolitan. As Kayla Jones, 28, kisses her 2-year-old daughter, Lola, good-bye this morning, she doesn’t know if she’ll spend the day working with women who are joyfully welcoming or somberly ending their pregnancies.
Co-published with The Guardian. How American journalists should organize and fight in such a climate is a long and uncertain discussion. But they will fight a losing battle without the trust and support of the American public.
Co-published with The New Yorker. In the spring of 2009, Kate Linthicum traveled to rural Ohio to meet the people Eich had been photographing.
Co-Published with The Nation. The Workers’ Project in Indiana has been uniting undocumented immigrants with white union workers since long before Trump hit the campaign trail.
This story originally appeared in The New York Times with support from EHRP. Melissa Bunni Elian captured the lives of two families in Yonkers, one in an affluent area and the other in the city’s gritty southwest section.
Co-published with The Intercept. These are the people Donald Trump wants to have running our economy.
Co-published with Fusion. This is revolutionary: Trying to take control of a city council in a small town and then give the power to people.
Co-published with TIME. Public schools in wealthy Manhattan neighborhoods are pitching in so that low-income students can have the same level of resources as they do.
Co-published with Fusion. Two years ago, this town razed a fence that segregated a housing project from a suburb. Did it change anything?
Co-published with The Establishment. After being heavily governed your whole life—told when to eat, when to sleep, when to come home—you’re suddenly set free to make your own choices. There is no other stop after foster care if you screw up—except for the emergency homeless shelter.
Co-published with TIME. The U.S. should focus on training programs for students, not profits.