For An Aurora Woman, A Police Settlement Didn’t Make The Pain Go Away
Co-published with The Denver Post. Vanessa Peoples received a six-figure settlement after Aurora police used excessive force in 2017.
‘We wanted to work the land with our kids’: the Black US farmers reclaiming the soil
Co-published with The Guardian. A fledgling movement towards Black-owned farms seeks to address the lack of land ownership and fresh food in many communities of color.
Behind the Doors of New York’s Public Housing
Co-published with The Nation. Portraits of the activists, organizers, artists, and more who call the Lower East Side’s public housing home.
How Many Cameras Does One Protest Need?
Co-published with The Nation. Livestreamers and citizen journalists are providing constant, steady footage of the protests for Black Lives. Is that a good thing?
The President’s War on Dissent Is Using Trumped-Up Federal Charges
Co-published with The Intercept. From J20 to Black Lives Matter, the Trump administration is using inflated federal charges to expand repression of dissent.
I Watched War Erupt in the Balkans. Here’s What I See in America Today.
Co-published with The Intercept. I watched war erupt in the Balkans. Here's what I see in America today.
The Truth About Taxes: George Floyd Died, Donald Trump Got Millions
Co-published with The Crisis. This year, each of us has lost something. I am fortunate that my biggest loss has been my faith in our tax system.
Millions of American Latinos Have a Complicated Relationship With Christopher Columbus
Co-published with The Independent. Our history leaves us with a conflicting assignment: to be wide awake and aware, and discerning enough to detest what Columbus did while …
Trump’s Movement Is Shot Through With Fascism
Co-published with The Intercept. The sooner liberals understand that Trump’s supporters don’t care autocracy, the better they can push to win this election.
Patrolling Minneapolis’s Native American History
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. Despite their relatively small numbers, Native organizers in Minneapolis are central to the activist fabric of the city …
I’m Black and Jewish. I Can’t Let a Social Struggle Define Me.
Co-published with The Forward. I no longer let my physical attributes define me. But recent anti-Semitic comments by a handful of Black celebrities have me again exploring …
Dispatches from the Battle for Portland
Co-published with Columbia Journalism Review and The New Yorker. EHRP photographer Rian Dundon captures the ongoing battle for Portland, Oregon, in striking detail.