Quality Journalism About Inequality
Co-published with Esquire. The final cause for which King fought—income inequality—has devolved to crisis levels in the 50 years since his death.
Co-published with WNYC Studios. In many counties, pre-trial juvenile offenders are still put in solitary. In this episode, WNYC teams up with The Marshall Project to investigate how widespread the practice remains.
Co-published with WNYC Studios. Policy experts even use the term "sexual abuse to prison pipeline," and they say it’s why incarcerating a young girl perpetuates more negative behavior and makes it harder to exit the system.
Co-published with WNYC Studios. Desperate parents with means can turn to a whole network of private programs before their kids even get caught. For a young person named James, this type of intervention in his teenage years was life-changing.
Co-published with WNYC Studios. Stephen is one of thousands of so-called "juvenile lifers" who have an unexpected shot at freedom today. Up until 2005, most juveniles could be sentenced just as harshly as adults: that meant life without parole, even the death penalty.
On The Ground
Co-published with The Guardian. To satisfy an elitist, narrative fetish about ‘Trump Country’, photographers from outside have long ignored my region’s diversity
Co-published with The Guardian. Local journalism is doing great work across the country while fighting cutbacks and tight budgets. But we need people to stop expecting news to be free.
Co-published with The Guardian. Poverty, police abuse, record prison rates and education cuts that mean a four-day school week. Why are public services failing Oklahomans?