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.
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 U.S. has promised to move away from fossil fuels, but the natural gas industry is booming.
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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.
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?
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.
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.
Following the 2020 election, it looked like the midterms could create more chaos. But mostly, they didn’t. Why?
As sea levels rise, two communities in Nigeria are adapting in radically different ways.
Extreme new laws built on Trump’s Big Lie crack down on a phantom problem: widespread voter fraud.