The state’s history of voter suppression underscores economic disparities that hit black Georgians hardest.
The COVID-19 crisis hits the state after a decade of rising economic inequality.
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.
Thirty years of poor investment in education leaves a workforce with few routes to the middle class.
Despite a surge in Michigan’s GDP, the state remains one of the most susceptible to another recession.
By some metrics, racial disparities between blacks and whites in Minnesota are among the nation’s worst.
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.