In the 1990s, a Black doctor said he may have found a cure for AIDS – but federal regulators insisted it didn’t work. What was its true potential? This episode is a partnership with the Serum podcast from WHYY and Local Trance Media.
Locked Up: The Prison Labor That Built Business Empires
Companies across the South profited off the forced labor of people in prison after the Civil War – a racist system known as convict leasing.
The Double Life of a Civil Rights Icon
Photographer Ernest Withers chronicled the civil rights movement. Did he also betray it?
Texas Republicans Look to Usurp Power of Local Prosecutors Who Don’t Pursue Their Voter Fraud Agenda
The Texas Legislature is considering at least nine bills that would increase criminal penalties for voting-related infractions or extend law enforcement’s ability to investigate voters.
New York Passes Law to Protect Amazon Warehouse Workers
The new law is the latest example of government officials taking action after years of mounting injuries from Amazon’s relentless drive for speed.
Drilling Down on Fossil Fuels and Climate Change
The U.S. has promised to move away from fossil fuels, but the natural gas industry is booming.
A Family Divided Over Jan. 6: ‘Traitors Get Shot’
As the threat of criminal charges looms over Donald Trump, a look into the case against the first insurrectionist to be prosecuted.
A Young Doctor Reflects on COVID
As COVID-19 has now claimed more than 1 million lives in the United States, we follow a rookie doctor who graduated at the height of the pandemic.
The Suspect Detective
A Philadelphia homicide detective on the rise abused his power in bizarre and extreme ways. How did he get away with it for so long?
How Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers Can Claim to Be Medical Clinics and Get Away With It
One Florida case shows just how little authorities are doing to regulate pregnancy centers, even when the risks to women are significant.