The racism that plagues African Americans in life is perpetuated in death. Today there is nothing less than a preservation crisis for black burial grounds across the country.
Now more than ever, we need to create and defend vital spaces of information exchange. Librarians and archivists should be involved in curating urban data.
To understand racial inequality in America, start with housing. Here, in the nation’s poorest major city, the segregationist roots go deep.
The Third Rail
In Baltimore, public investment — and disinvestment — in transportation have figured greatly in the persistence of racial and economic inequality.
Houston’s Quiet Revolution
A modern settlement house movement is brewing in Texas. Have organizers figured out the secret to reviving the immigrant dream?
Washington Park Cemetery
Photographing the history of disruption at an African-American burial ground in St. Louis.
Housing and Hope
The global struggle for housing as a human right emphasizes the relationship of secure housing to personal dignity and full citizenship.