Billey Joe Johnson Jr. was a high school football star headed for the big time. Then, early one morning in 2008, the Black teenager died during a traffic stop with a White deputy. His family’s been searching for answers ever since.
An analysis of Paycheck Protection Program lending reveals stark disparities across the country. In the LA area, businesses in White neighborhoods received loans at a far higher rate than in Latinx, Black and Asian ones.
Billions of dollars were supposed to help small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program. But the money was marred by racial inequity.
As racial disparities in health come into the spotlight amid COVID-19, we explore how the legacy of racism affects maternal health in the U.S.
Anti-immigrant sentiment, partisanship and untested technologies risk a historic undercount in 2020, which could distort U.S. politics and spending for a decade.
As the 2020 census approaches, experts warn the count will be inaccurate. A look at why the census is struggling and whether efforts to save it can work.
Black girls are being pushed out of school and into jails at alarming rates, but this issue often is overlooked.
The actions of police, prosecutors and judges in Mississippi ultimately end the childhood of black kids far more often – and with far greater severity.
Before Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was in the national spotlight for the recent killings of Alton Sterling and three police officers, it was the city’s court system that was at the center of a prolonged battle over race.
A deep dive from ProPublica reporters who wanted to vet whether an algorithm could really determine the likelihood that someone would commit a crime in the future has produced some worrisome findings.