The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have teamed up to create the Communities Thrive Challenge, which will have 10 winners.
The diversity of the country's urban centers is not reflected in City Hall: In the 15 biggest U.S. cities, all but three mayors are white men, and none are women.
Americans are flocking to big cities to find good jobs—opportunities that remain disproportionately out of reach for the poorest residents already living there.
The debate around sexual-harassment legislation is playing out in the Maryland General Assembly, where reform advocates say leadership is loath to embrace changes.
A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency finds that people of color are much more likely to live near polluters and breathe polluted air—even as the agency seeks to roll back regulations on pollution.
Nevada last year became the 36th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, meaning that supporters need only two more states to reach the 38 required to add the ERA to the U.S. Constitution. Before Nevada, the last state to ratify was Indiana in 1977.
Election officials have figured out how to keep voting lines down, but communities of color are still waiting longer to vote.
The president denied on Twitter Friday that he had called Haiti, El Salvador and African nations “shithole countries,” after attacking a bipartisan deal offering ex-DACA recipients a pathway to citizenship.
Requiring proof of citizenship makes election systems so complex that eligible voters are disenfranchised, according to a recent lawsuit in Arizona.
The nation’s longest-serving female legislator says when it comes to winning and wielding political power, women remain at a distinct disadvantage.
The "sorting effect" is to blame.
A total of 30 states have seen more than 130 pieces of anti-LGBTQ legislation introduced in 2017, but 24 million people live in cities with more inclusive policies.
Sign up for our daily newsletter: