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A Year of Avoiding Eviction in Tennessee
For one family, the C.D.C. moratorium has been essential. It’s about to expire.
By Oliver WhangJuly 30, 2021
Who Owns Mike Disfarmer’s Photographs?
Strangers made his small-town portraits famous in the art world. Decades later, his heirs want control of the estate.
By Eren OrbeyJuly 13, 2021
Why Did the Police Shoot Matthew Zadok Williams?
Outside Atlanta, a mother and five sisters look for answers.
By Charles BetheaJuly 6, 2021
Can Infrastructure Spending Save Ogdensburg, New York?
In much of the country, federal and state funding decide which communities succeed and which ones disappear.
By Adam DavidsonJuly 1, 2021
Lina Hidalgo’s Political Rise
The thirty-year-old Houston chief executive is creating a model for how progressives can govern effectively.
By Stephania TaladridJune 28, 2021
The Women Who Preserved the Story of the Tulsa Race Massacre
Two pioneering Black writers have not received the recognition they deserve for chronicling one of the country’s gravest crimes.
By Victor LuckersonMay 28, 2021
California’s Novel Attempt at Land Reparations
Property seized from a Black family a century ago is being returned to their descendants.
By Michael Scott MooreMay 27, 2021
How Violent Cops Stay in Law Enforcement
Derek Colling was fired from one police department after two fatal shootings and allegations of brutality. Less than a year later, he had a new badge.
By Abe StreepMay 21, 2021
The Sorrow and Relief in Minneapolis
After Derek Chauvin was convicted of George Floyd’s murder, people hugged and wept. But it was not a joyful scene; it was something else.
By Emily WittApril 21, 2021
Georgia’s Voting Laws and Coca-Cola’s Complicated History
Does the company’s belated statement on the Election Integrity Act represent a reckoning with its past or merely convenient posturing?
By Charles BetheaApril 19, 2021
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