Race

The Invisible Race and Class Barriers of Hamden

The Invisible Race and Class Barriers of Hamden

Carla Murphy

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with Fusion. Two years ago, this town razed a fence that segregated a housing project from a suburb. Did it change anything?

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

Brian Palmer

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with BuzzFeed. A group of volunteers has been working to reclaim two neglected Virginia cemeteries from nature’s grasp.

Unequal Lives

Unequal Lives

Eric Alterman

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with Dissent MagazineOne of the most pressing causes of economic inequality is spatial inequality. But to solve this big problem, you first have to understand it.

The Darkness in Burns, Oregon

The Darkness in Burns, Oregon

Donnell Alexander

ESSAY

Co-published with Rolling Stone. I visited the area in Oregon where armed white militants took over a wildlife refuge, and I felt like a sitting black duck.

Dead, White and Blue

Dead, White and Blue

Barbara Ehrenreich

FEATURE | NEWS

Co-published with TomDispatch and the Los Angeles Times. As the lifespans of the wealthy increase, working-class white people are dying younger and younger. Are anger and racism to blame?

It's Women's War on Poverty

It's Women's War on Poverty

Barbara Ehrenreich

FEATURE

Co-published with Creative Time ReportsWhile women’s responsibilities have grown both inside and outside of the house, their pay has not.

Can the Black Middle Class Survive?

Can the Black Middle Class Survive?

Steven Gray

NEWS | ESSAY

Co-published with Salon. Obama's in the Oval Office but the black bourgeoisie is foundering, including the author.