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Even as retail and hospitality workers see pay hikes, the wealthiest Americans got even bigger raises during the pandemic — widening income inequality even further.
Voices from inside the 2021 March on Washington for Voting Rights.
So far this year, eighteen states have enacted laws that limit voting access. More onerous restrictions may be on the way.
A sloppy stat underscores the need to watch carefully as corporate America tosses out numbers to show how it has embraced stakeholder capitalism.
From a farm in North Carolina to a desk at Duke University, Pearson now investigates how race and poverty affect public health.
Underpaid and saddled with debt, Vibez maintains a strong work ethic and a hopeful attitude.
Delinquent on her property tax payments and with no savings, Harris’ story exemplifies the widening racial income inequality gap in the U.S.
Despite gains in educational attainment and income, the wealth gap experienced by Black Americans is persistent.
As the Delta variant rages, caregivers face dual battles against the virus and burnout.
The civil rights activist is remembered for fighting on behalf of the most vulnerable.
The drastic increase in permits comes at a time when climate science shows that new drilling and production should be winding down.
The second-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. is in limbo — and wasting time.
The nation’s second-largest school district will only tell parents if their kids are considered “close contacts” of infected classmates.
The debate around SB 9 centers on equity, social justice, affordability — and whether it benefits residents or developers.
The stark progress of the highly transmissible Delta variant has obliterated much of last year’s confidence regarding children and COVID.
The declining bargaining power of unions contributes to the crisis of extreme income inequality in the United States.
Amid rising infection rates and changing state and federal guidelines, districts are struggling to navigate the reopening of schools.
Advocates say the new approach could help transform the country’s immigration system.
The “insidious” expansion is creating new physical and psychological harms, advocates say.
Photojournalist Christian Monterrosa is on the ground documenting the second-largest wildfire in California’s history.