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.
How the American economy has left many behind and rewarded the few.
For millions in the Golden State, economic inequality brings a different kind of peril to daily life.
Trump’s policies have harmed women, say critics. But his handling of COVID may be what sends them running.
We spent 12 months investigating people’s struggles in battleground states and here’s what we found.
While Republicans rake in cash on tony Fisher Island, Dems in Florida’s agricultural areas focus on getting out the vote.
A new report attacks L.A.’s systemic racism and lays out a roadmap for transformation centered in racial equality.
The dairy state draws attention for some of the nation’s highest rates of racial disparity.
So many billionaires, but Florida struggles to take care of those at the bottom.
Despite a surge in Michigan’s GDP, the state remains one of the most susceptible to another recession.
Unlike the rest of the country, North Carolina has seen a surge in the percentage of people living in or near poverty.
California’s economy is booming, but the state’s poorest residents are falling further and further behind.
Stagnant wages and increasingly unaffordable housing costs are leaving many low-income residents behind.
The key primary state has experienced a sluggish recovery from the Great Recession.
Pull back the curtain on the Trump economy and you’ll find a nation where income inequality is rising to become the new normal.
What does a Pittsburgh race for district attorney have to do with the 2020 presidential election?
The journalist argues that philanthropy is often a tool that helps the rich maintain their power, wealth and status.
Gavin Newsom now leads the state with the nation’s biggest economy and largest population — and one riven by economic inequality. What will be his most important challenges?