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.
How Housing Activists Took On Philadelphia and Won
Co-published with The New Republic. In a city with thousands of vacant homes, families are still homeless. Jennifer Bennetch decided to do something about it.
Photographing Portland’s Summer of Rage
Co-published with the Washington Post. Photojournalist Rian Dundon captures the first 100 days of the ongoing Portland protests in a breathtaking series of street protest photography.
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 …
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 …
After George Floyd, Who Will Police Minneapolis?
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. In Minneapolis, a debate rages over whether to reform or abolish the city’s police force. But all efforts …
Pulling Down ‘the Wall of No’ on Police Reform in Minneapolis
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. An intimate look at how Minneapolis is rebuilding — and reforming — itself after the police killing of …
EHRP Contributing Editor on MSNBC
In June, our contributing editor Rich Benjamin went on MSNBC to talk about politics, police brutality, and public perceptions over the nationwide protests sparked by the police killing of George …
The Protesters at the Heart of America’s Uprising
Co-published with The Guardian. The killing of George Floyd sparked protests across America. Here, those who have taken to the street in Minneapolis explain what moved …
A Journalist Marked By Police Violence
Co-published with The American Prospect. Linda Tirado, partially blinded by a rubber bullet in Minneapolis protests, remains an important voice against social and economic injustice in America.