In the decade since George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, stand your ground laws have expanded across the nation. And with them come more homicides.
Al Letson is a playwright, performer, screenwriter, journalist, and the host of Reveal. Soul-stirring, interdisciplinary work has garnered Letson national recognition and devoted fans.
The Bitter Work Behind Sugar
On a vast plantation in the Dominican Republic, Haitian migrants still use machetes to harvest sugarcane that’s exported to the U.S. The workers are protesting poor working and living conditions.
A Reckoning at Amazon
Who is shipping out all those holiday season packages? As Amazon has made huge profits, their worker injury rates are higher than other companies.
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How Democracy Survived the Midterm Elections
Following the 2020 election, it looked like the midterms could create more chaos. But mostly, they didn’t. Why?
The City (Revealed)
An illegal construction dump appears in a Chicago neighborhood and grows to six stories tall. Its story reveals the depths of political corruption.
Climate Makers and Takers
As sea levels rise, two communities in Nigeria are adapting in radically different ways.
The Ballot Boogeymen
Extreme new laws built on Trump’s Big Lie crack down on a phantom problem: widespread voter fraud.
Buried Secrets: America’s Indian Boarding Schools Part 2
A Catholic boarding school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is seeking forgiveness for its troubled history. But school survivors want justice first.
Buried Secrets: America’s Indian Boarding Schools Part 1
After decades of stripping away Native American identity from its students, a Catholic boarding school seeks to help the community heal.
Minor League Pay
The baseball industry created an entire workforce exempt from being paid minimum wage and overtime – and players eventually cried foul.