About Bruce C.T. Wright

Bruce is based in New York City and mainly covers politics, culture, race and criminal justice. He previously worked at the Washington Post, the New York Times and the Boston Globe’s Boston.com, where he was a part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that covered the Boston Marathon bombing and manhunt. Follow him @ BCTW on social media.

The One Story highlights the unfortunate intersection of America's broken immigration system and the country's notorious criminal justice system.

Mass incarceration is big business, especially when it comes to rounding up and detaining undocumented Black immigrants.

A young man born in Senegal but came to the U.S. at age three was facing deportation after being arrested by ICE.

While much of the immigration discussion surrounds Central Americans, there is another population of asylum seekers that have been disproportionately targeted for deportations: Black immigrants.

The groundwork has already been laid for Black folks to forgive Northam's racist scandal, and soon.

More than five months after Botham Jean was gunned down in his own home, his mother was still in disbelief about the questionable circumstances surrounding the police shooting that took the life of her 26-year-old son in Dallas.

The future for Virginia's lieutenant governor was unclear as a second woman came forward to say he sexually assaulted her more than a decade ago.

Fresh off a year that saw a number of notable firsts for African-Americans, 2019 has already been capitalizing on that momentum and seems set to be a legitimate challenger for one of the most significant set of 12 months in the annals of Black history.

A company that sponsors Naomi Osaka admitted that it whitewashed the half-Japanese, half-Haitian tennis star in a new ad that has since been discontinued.

Monday marked the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,'s national holiday. The longest government shutdown in history was doing a great disservice to the civil rights icon's timeless legacy of fighting for the people.

The president’s announcement that he would nominate William Barr to be the next attorney general was a nod to both the past and future of criminal justice reform.

After treating Black people as a political afterthought for the first two years of his borderline illegitimate presidency, Donald Trump has now tried (and failed) twice to appeal to African-Americans when it comes to his racist immigration policies.